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English definition of “froth”

froth

verb [I or T]     /frɒθ/ US  /frɑːθ/
to (cause a liquid to) have or produce a lot of small bubbles that often rise to the surface: The waves frothed as they crashed onto the beach. Shake the drink before serving it to froth it up.Physical and chemical processes froth at the mouth If a person or animal froths at the mouth, a mass of small bubbles appears from their mouth as the result of a disease.General bodily disordersVeterinary medicine informal to be extremely angryBecoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of froth verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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