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frothnoun [U]

uk   /frɒθ/  us   /frɑːθ/

froth noun [U] (BUBBLES)

small, white bubbles on the surface of a liquid: I like the froth on the top of the coffee.

froth noun [U] (NOT SERIOUS)

something that is not serious and has no real value, but is entertaining or attractive: His books are just froth, but they're enjoyable enough.

frothverb [I or T]

uk   /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.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. informal to be extremely angry
Translations of “froth”
in Vietnamese bọt…
in Spanish espuma…
in Thai ฟอง…
in Malaysian buih…
in French mousse…
in German der Schaum, die Blume…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣泡, (液體表面的)白沫…
in Indonesian buih…
in Russian пена…
in Turkish köpük, kabarcık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气泡, (液体表面的)白沫…
in Polish piana…
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