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  • adv. In a frothy way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a frothy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a frothy manner; with foam or spume.
  • Emptily; wordily.

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

  • adv. in a frothy manner


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  • Engagingly harnessed to the period also are the screen-printed portrait photographs of hairy, moustachioed, and frothily side-burned artists posing manfully à la Klondike, the “women” often draped obediently on the floor beside them.

    Psychedelic Denver

  • HBO's "Six Feet Under" frothily blended sex and death for five seasons.

    The New Death

  • "I sought to oppose him," gurgled Techotl, blood bubbling frothily to his lips.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Here floweth all blood putridly and tepidly and frothily through all veins: spit on the great city, which is the great slum where all the scum frotheth together!

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • They glimpsed the blood sliding frothily out of the jockey's mouth, choking him as the sharp ends of broken ribs tore his lungs apart.


  • Yellow curtains billowed back frothily, no doubt serving to hide the cable release that had allowed her to take the picture.

    A Suitable Vengeance

  • ` I sought to oppose him, 'gurgled Techotl, blood bubbling frothily to his lips.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • In three wooden tubs, they soaked luxuriantly, washing their hair with scented soap, pouring buckets of hot water over their slippery bodies, watching the suds cascade away as frothily as had the Falls of Ohio.

    The Chisholms

  • Daven watched his urine trickle and meander towards the low end, then cascade frothily from the rusted spout into the large drum, adding to the scum which collected on the surface of the liquid.

    King Rat

  • Half a mile away, at its farther end, the surf leaped frothily over a bar, and beyond that the open sea tumbled and flashed in the first sun-rays.

    A Woman's Impression of the Philippines


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