Definition of frothy in English:

frothy

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrɒθi
 
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adjective (frothier, frothiest)

  • 2Light and entertaining but of little substance: lots of frothy interviews
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    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

Derivatives

frothily

adverb
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  • 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.

frothiness

noun
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  • 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.

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