Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Frothiness; the state of foaming or being foamy.

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

  • noun The state of being foamy; frothiness.

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

  • noun obsolete The state or characteristic of being foamy or frothy.

Etymologies

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See spumescent.

Examples

  • Boys get the symbolism of that maddened pursuit, the White Whale’s infernal aforethought of ferocity, and all that spumescence.

    Kalooki Nights

Comments

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  • See spumescent

    July 9, 2008

  • Sounds quite dirty. *adds to list*

    July 9, 2008