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spumescent

[spyoo-mes-uh nt]
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adjective
  1. foamy; foamlike; frothy.
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Origin of spumescent

First recorded in 1855–60; spume + -escent
Related formsspu·mes·cence, noun
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Related Words for spumescent

sudsy, lathery, barmy, boiling, creamy, ebullient, effervescent, fizzy, frothy, simmering, spumous, carbonated, fermented, scummy, seething, spumescent, yeasty, bubbling, foamy, soapy

British Dictionary definitions for spumescent

spumescent

adjective
  1. producing or resembling foam or froth
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Derived Formsspumescence, noun
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