frothy frothy  /f ˈrɔ θi/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
  2. (adj) marked by high spirits or excitement

Usage(s):

  1. People expect you to be frivolous, frothy and not particularly smart.
  2. In a separate bowl, add the eggs, egg yolks and 14 cup of water and beat together with fork until light and frothy.
  3. His public language is more cautious than it used to be, but he seemed downright frothy in a private session with the congressional leadership after his press conference.

News

  1. Sheila Bair says factors that caused last cycle re-emerging in South Florida

    The real estate market in South Florida is "starting to look a little frothy," former Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The News-Press

  2. 'Legally Blonde' will tickle you pink

    If you thought the movie 'Legally Blonde' was frothy fun, brace yourself for 'Legally Blonde: The Musical,' opening Friday at the Landers Theatre.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

  3. The 10 Most Adventure-Packed Beaches in the World

    Aol Travel. Has Just Posted the Following: With all due respect to the virtues of a trashy paperback and poolside cocktail service, warm-weather vacations are no longer just about sloth and frothy drinks.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Cruise Addicts

Quotes

  1. Ben Brantley, New York Times, called the production, "Absurdly enjoyable! This gleefully theatrical riff on Hitchcock's film is fast and frothy, performed by a cast of four that seems like a cast of thousands. The actors themselves seem to be having...
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Ben Brantley Source: Broadway World

  2. "The frothy property market can be taken as a sign of a new crisis and deserves great attention," Wu said.
    on Nov 17, 2009 By: Wu Jinglian Source: United Press International

  3. "It's proof positive that the idea that privacy law is only indulged in by frothy celebrities and only used on silly cases and need not concern anyone in proper journalism is not true," Hislop said.
    on May 5, 2009 By: Ian Hislop Source: guardian.co.uk

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