American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Made of, covered with, or resembling froth; foamy.
- adj. Playfully frivolous in character or content: a frothy French farce.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of or accompanied with foam or froth; consisting of froth or light bubbles; spumous; foamy.
- Vain; light; unsubstantial; given to empty declamation; wordy: as, a frothy harangue; a frothy speaker.
- adj. Foamy or churned to the point of becoming infused with bubbles.
- adj. figuratively lightweight; lacking depth or substance
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Full of foam or froth, or consisting of froth or light bubbles; spumous; foamy.
- adj. Not firm or solid; soft; unstable.
- adj. Of the nature of froth; light; empty; unsubstantial.
- adj. marked by high spirits or excitement
- adj. emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
“I believe you are referring to Santorum, which is also defined as a frothy mix of some sort.”
“Reports in the state of this condition - called frothy bloat - range geographically, roughly from Grayson County to eastern Kentucky to Cincinnati, said Jeff Lehmkuhler, an extension beef cattle specialist for the University of Kentucky.”
“Also, if your surname is slang for a 'frothy' anal sex byproduct, best you steer clear of phrases like "Conservative stool.”
“She wrote two other novels as well as a "frothy" late memoir, Life Itself!”
“I'm not saying you are "frothy" but a lot of the froth on this issue presumes that Obama would pull a Cheney and jump to step 3 first.”
“I think the point of the story is that the price/rent ratio has been a bit high in some of the more "frothy" areas.”
“I do very much like writing in coffee shops, surrounded by people and with some kind of frothy coffee drink at my side.”
“Female critics -- the genre's most frequent, and thus its loudest -- are understandably afraid of having their entire sex tarred with the same "frothy" brush as their chick-lit writing counterparts.”
“This may not be the kind of frothy endorsement most presidential contenders covet.”
“His "frothy" comments about the housing pockets that could spell trouble really won't hold up because this is not 1805.”
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