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yeasty

[ yee-stee ]
/ ˈyi sti /
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adjective, yeast·i·er, yeast·i·est.

of, containing, or resembling yeast.
frothy; foamy.
youthful; exuberant; ebullient.
trifling; frivolous.
characterized by agitation, excitement, change, etc.: the yeasty years immediately following college.

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Origin of yeasty

First recorded in 1590–1600; yeast + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM yeasty

yeast·i·ly, adverbyeast·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for yeasty

yeasty
/ (ˈjiːstɪ) /

adjective yeastier or yeastiest

of, resembling, or containing yeast
fermenting or causing fermentation
tasting of or like yeast
insubstantial or frivolous
restless, agitated, or unsettled
covered with or containing froth or foam

Derived forms of yeasty

yeastily, adverbyeastiness, noun
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