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  Dictionary Definition of froth

froth
noun
1. an aggregation of bubbles, as on a fermented liquid or at the mouth of a hard-driven horse; foam.
2. a foam of saliva or fluid resulting from disease.
3. something unsubstantial or evanescent, as idle talk; trivial ideas: But behind all the froth of the boy's talk there lurked, it seemed, a purpose. -- HENRY HANDEL RICHARDSON, 1917.
-- verb (t)
4. to cover with froth.
5. to cause to foam.
6. to emit like froth.
-- verb (i)
7. to give out froth; foam.
[ME frothe, ? from Scandinavian; cf. Icel. frodha. Cf. also OE afreothan form froth]