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  • n. The quality of being frothy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State or quality of being frothy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being frothy.
  • n. Wordiness; verbosity without sense or serious import.

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

  • n. the property of giving off bubbles


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  • £634/oz. Gold's short term frothiness after sharp gains has led to profit taking and an expected correction back down to previous resistance at the $1,030/oz level.

  • Nonetheless, Hughes says that not only is market "frothiness" confined to the swankiest neighborhoods, but that the commercial and office sector, where cooler heads prevail, is largely unaffected.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • With valuations sky-rocketing, questions are being raised about the building frothiness in the market and its sustainability.

    IPO Price is a Balancing Act

  • And some owners of young companies are hoping today's frothiness won't dry up tomorrow's tech IPO market.

    Bubble Talk Surfaces in Web IPOs

  • "Together, the yuan's appreciation and booming housing prices are thought to have contributed to the frothiness in the property market, perhaps risking an inflationary spiral or financial crisis," said Hui Qiangjian, a senior researcher at E-house R&D Institute in Shanghai.

    China Housing Market: Government Moves To Curb Lending Again

  • "That was almost a relief that it also didn't take off, in that might portend frothiness," says Scott Sweet, managing director of research firm IPOBoutique. com, of China Ming Yang.

    Chinese IPOs Get Kinder Welcome in U.S.

  • Those kind of first-day pops inevitably bring to mind frothiness.

    Chinese IPOs Get Kinder Welcome in U.S.

  • Analysts said that the moves may also do little to help take away the frothiness of the yen, which continues to grow in strength, despite other drastic measures to keep the currency in check.

    Bank of Japan Tries New Policies

  • It has the sure hand of his mid-career books but the frothiness of his med school books.

    Nutty As : Bev Vincent

  • —Technology executives, ensconced here at a seaside golf resort, declared the current frothiness in the Internet market as the early days of a boom—but not the peak of a bubble.

    At Tech Confab, Debate Over Bubble or Boom


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