Share this entry

Share this page

frothy

Pronunciation: /ˈfrɔːθi; ˈfrɒθi/

Translation of frothy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (frothier, frothiest)

  • 1.1 [liquid] espumoso
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 [talk/writing] banal
    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.

Definition of frothy in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day cura
f
cure …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.