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verb froth pronunciation in American English /frɔθ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfroth
he/she/itfroths
present participlefrothing
past tensefrothed
past participlefrothed
  1. 1

    froth

    or

    froth up

    [intransitive/transitive] if a liquid froths, or if you froth it, small air bubbles form on its surface
    The sea heaved and frothed as the winds rose.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] if a person or animal froths, froth comes from their mouth, especially because they are sick
    froth at the mouth: She fell to the floor, frothing at the mouth.
  3. 3
    [intransitive] informal to be very annoyed, upset, or excited about something
    froth at the mouth: Having to wait even a minute always makes him froth at the mouth.

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