- The definition of effervescent is a liquid that is fizzy or bubbly or someone with a lively personality.
An example of effervescent is a glass of champagne.
A glass of effervescent beer.
- giving off gas bubbles; bubbling up; foaming
- lively and high-spirited; vivacious
Origin of effervescentClassical Latin effervescens, present participle : see effervesce
(comparative more effervescent, superlative most effervescent)
From Latin effervēscō (“boil up”)