verb (used with object), spumed, spum·ing.
verb (used without object), spumed, spum·ing.
Words nearby spume
Origin of spume
OTHER WORDS FROM spumespu·mous, spum·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for spume
His jewels glimmered for a moment, his dog ran low, struggling with difficulty through the spume of cloud.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
And Orestes answers: 'Yes, help me, take me in thy arms, and wipe away the spume that still clings about my mouth and eyes.The Gods are Athirst|Anatole France
Elliot and Holt left Kusiak in a spume of whirling, blinding snow.The Yukon Trail|William MacLeod Raine
The rollers broke upon most of these rocks, and the spume swirled in dirty froth upon the pebbly beach.A Republic Without a President and Other Stories|Herbert Ward
At the base of the dark declivities the combers were bursting, and the spume towered on the gale like grey smoke.Old Junk|H. M. Tomlinson