- a whitish mass of bubbles; foam
- foaming saliva caused by disease or great excitement
- light, trifling, or worthless talk, ideas, etc.
Origin of frothMiddle English frothe from Old Norse frotha, akin to Old English (a)-freothan, to froth up from Indo-European an unverified form preu-th, a snorting, slavering from base an unverified form per-, to sprinkle, scatter from source Classical Greek pr?mainein, to blow hard
- to cause to foam
- to cover with foam
- to spill forth like foam
Origin of froth< the n.
Origin of frothME frothen