(third-person singular simple present frothers, present participle frothering, simple past and past participle frothered)
From Middle English, alteration of frovre, frofre (“comfort”), from Old English frōfor (“consolation, joy, refuge, compensation, help, benefit”), from Proto-Germanic *frōbraz (“solace”), from Proto-Indo-European *trep-, *terp- (“to have good food, prosper, satiate, enjoy”). Cognate with Old Saxon frōvra, frōfra (“consolation, comfort, help”), Old High German fluobara (“consolation, comfort, help, assistance”).
- A machine that generates froth
froth + -er