Definition of froth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//frɒθ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//frɔːθ//
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  1. 1[uncountable] a mass of small bubbles, especially on the surface of a liquid synonym foam a glass of beer with thick froth on top The horse’s bit was covered with white froth. The barmen around here always top up your beer with too much froth.
  2. 2[uncountable] ideas, activities, etc. that seem attractive and enjoyable but have no real value
  3. 3[singular] froth of something something that looks like a mass of small bubbles on liquid a froth of black lace
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old Norse frotha, frauth.
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