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Definition of froth verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they froth
    he / she / it froths
    past simple frothed
    -ing form frothing
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] froth (something) if a liquid froths, or if someone or something froths it, a mass of small bubbles appears on the surface a cup of frothing coffee The water gushed and frothed.
  2. 2[intransitive] to produce a lot of saliva (= liquid in your mouth) The dog was frothing at the mouth. (figurative) He frothed at the mouth (= was very angry) when I asked for more money.
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