Definition of frothy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrɒθi/

adjective (frothier, frothiest)

1Full of or covered with a mass of small bubbles: steaming mugs of frothy coffee
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  • Add four eggs and half a cup of water to the paste and beat well with an egg beater till very frothy and air bubbles appear.
  • Now, I don't mean the actual delightfully frothy bubbles that dance around on the top of a glass of champagne.
  • If you have a room at the front of the hotel you open the shutters to the full glory of the frothy blue ocean bashing against the rocks below.
2Light and entertaining but of little substance: lots of frothy interviews
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  • Consequently, you get an evening of light, frothy entertainment as you revel in the filthy deeds the schemers get up to and share their delight at the misfortune of others.
  • What we really get is a light, frothy, insubstantial comedy that feels more like Meet the Parents, and a really nice DVD package.
  • The film's light, frothy tone and the fact that it won the Genie in this category and an award at Cannes definitely works in its favour.
insubstantial, light, lightweight, lacking substance, superficial, shallow, slight, empty;
trivial, trifling, frivolous, petty, paltry, insignificant, worthless, of no account, of no merit, of no value



Example sentences
  • But more often than not, the name's utility is dampened by the fact that there are thousands feeding frothily at this frenzy.
  • But as frothily entertaining as this caper is, it's unlikely to prove as popular with grown-ups as "Shrek" and the "Toy Story" movies.
  • The film goes so far as to raise some interesting questions - questions about commitment and sexual identity - but it frothily refrains from any attempt to probe the questions it raises.


Example sentences
  • Always fascinating to the outsider is the ease with which this society melds its consumerism with its traditional asceticism, its frothiness with intellectualism, and its gaudier elements with its pristine core.
  • It's this same frothiness that the best blogs (be they political or otherwise) are seeking to capture.
  • The ice cubes get the shake really cold and add frothiness to it.

Words that rhyme with frothy

bothy, mothy, wrathy

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