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foamy

[foh-mee] /ˈfoʊ mi/
adjective, foamier, foamiest.
1.
covered with or full of foam.
2.
consisting of foam.
3.
resembling foam.
4.
pertaining to foam.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English fomy, Old English fāmig. See foam, -y1
Related forms
foamily, adverb
foaminess, noun
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Examples for foamy
  • It came from behind, tossing her into a deep trough then lifting her stern-first over a mountain of foamy brine.
  • Originally, the marshmallow plant's gummy root juices were combined with eggs and sugar and then beaten into a foamy paste.
  • Sift the salt and flour together, pour over the eggs and milk into it, and beat quickly with a spoon till it is foamy.
  • Fold corn kernels into a foamy batter, then sauté cakes in a little oil until golden.
  • It lost its foamy head in the transportation, but it was still wonderful.
  • Stop often to watch foamy waves crashing over the rocks and sea otters at play.
  • When you pour a beer, there is this foamy top called the head.
  • They decided to look first for simian foamy virus, a primate retrovirus.
  • Use an electric mixer to beat until the whites are foamy.
  • Beat egg whites in clean large metal bowl on medium speed until foamy.
British Dictionary definitions for foamy

foamy

/ˈfəʊmɪ/
adjective foamier, foamiest
1.
of, resembling, consisting of, or covered with foam
Derived Forms
foamily, adverb
foaminess, noun
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Word Origin and History for foamy
adj.

Old English faemig; see foam (n.) + -y (2). Related: Foaminess.

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