Froth

Definition of Froth

n.1.
1.The bubbles caused in fluids or liquors by fermentation or agitation; spume; foam; esp., a spume of saliva caused by disease or nervous excitement.
2.Any empty, senseless show of wit or eloquence; rhetoric without thought.
It was a long speech, but all froth.
- L'Estrange.
3.Light, unsubstantial matter.
Froth insect
(Zool.) the cuckoo spit or frog hopper; - called also froth spit, froth worm, and froth fly.
Froth spit
See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo.
v. t.1.To cause to foam.
[imp. & p. p. Frothed ; p. pr. & vb. n.. Frothing.]
2.To spit, vent, or eject, as froth.
He . . . froths treason at his mouth.
- Dryden.
Is your spleen frothed out, or have ye more?
- Tennyson.
3.To cover with froth; as, a horse froths his chain.
v. i.1.To throw up or out spume, foam, or bubbles; to foam; as beer froths; a horse froths.

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