- foam ► NOUN 1) a mass of small bubbles formed on or in liquid. 2) a liquid preparation containing many small bubbles: shaving foam. 3) a lightweight form of rubber or plastic made by solidifying foam.► VERB ▪ form or produce foam.● foam at the mouth — Cf. ↑foam at the mouthDERIVATIVES foamy adjective.ORIGIN Old English.
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foamy — foam y (f[=o]m [y^]), a. Covered with foam; frothy; spumy. [1913 Webster] Behold how high the foamy billows ride! Dryden. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Foamy — may mean:*Having a foam like texture *Foamy The Freakadog, a briefly appearing sidekick to the eponymous superhero on the Freakazoid television show … Wikipedia
foamy — (adj.) O.E. faemig; see FOAM (Cf. foam) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Foaminess … Etymology dictionary
foamy — [adj] bubbly barmy, boiling, burbling, carbonated, creamy, ebullient, effervescent, fermented, fizzy, frothy, lathery, scummy*, seething, simmering, spumescent, spumous, spumy, sudsy, yeasty; concept 485 Ant. flat … New thesaurus
foamy — [fōm′ē] adj. foamier, foamiest [ME fomi < OE famig] 1. foaming or covered with foam 2. consisting of or like foam foamily adv. foaminess n … English World dictionary
Foamy Ed — Infobox musical artist 2 Name = Foamy Ed Img capt = Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Born = Died = Origin = New Zealand Instrument = Genre = Rock Occupation = Years active = 1996 present Label = Associated acts = URL = Current… … Wikipedia
foamy — [[t]fo͟ʊmi[/t]] ADJ GRADED A foamy liquid has a mass of small bubbles on its surface or consists of a mass of bubbles. The ocean raged, slamming its foamy waves against the black, jagged rocks... Whisk the egg whites until they are foamy but not… … English dictionary
foamy — UK [ˈfəʊmɪ] / US [ˈfoʊmɪ] adjective Word forms foamy : adjective foamy comparative foamier superlative foamiest consisting of or covered with foam … English dictionary
foamy — adjective Full of foam. He jumped overboard into the foamy waters of the Atlantic Ocean … Wiktionary
foamy — adjective 1. producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease (Freq. 1) the rabid animal s frothing mouth • Syn: ↑foaming, ↑frothing • Similar to: ↑unhealthy 2. emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or… … Useful english dictionary