Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Effervescing; having the property of effervescence; of a nature to effervesce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Gently boiling or bubbling, by means of the disengagement of gas.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a liquid Giving off bubbles; fizzy.
  • adjective Vivacious and enthusiastic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide
  • adjective marked by high spirits or excitement
  • adjective (of a liquid) giving off bubbles

Etymologies

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From Latin effervēscō ("boil up")

Examples

  • Made schemes to retain effervescent collaboration without moving to a commune?

    Allow me to make the case | Radical Futures Project

  • In particular, I note that there's a costume for the word "effervescent" in Frasier's gallery that I've seen replicated at a couple of Vocabulary Fairs, in at least one case winning a prize.

    Parading One’s Vocabulary

  • In particular, I note that there's a costume for the word "effervescent" in Frasier's gallery that I've seen replicated at a couple of Vocabulary Fairs, in at least one case winning a prize.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • "Mojito": The "mojito" was a sort of jelly that had the flavors of a mojito - mint, lime and sugar, and was kind of effervescent and liquidy in the center.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • "Mojito": The "mojito" was a sort of jelly that had the flavors of a mojito - mint, lime and sugar, and was kind of effervescent and liquidy in the center.

    TRAVEL: Minibar

  • I tend to use single quotes any time I want to mark out a word for particular emphasis, whether for sarcastic purposes or because I'm discussing the word itself e.g., "When using a term like 'effervescent' it pays to make sure you know what it means, first."

    A Quotation Mark Question

  • By Anonymous, at Mon Mar 12, 12:15:00 PM now I see Blamerbell describing you as "effervescent" Glyn I feel sure that actually you're pretty indestructable.

    King of the Political Gaffes

  • The kind where just sitting down in a chair turns into some kind of effervescent event.

    May 2007

  • The kind where just sitting down in a chair turns into some kind of effervescent event.

    Never Enough Dots - A Dress A Day

  • Both have the kind of effervescent feel that attracts the young.

    How to Be Silicon Valley

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