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frothy

[fraw-thee, froth-ee] /ˈfrɔ θi, ˈfrɒθ i/
adjective, frothier, frothiest.
1.
of, like, or having froth; foamy.
2.
unsubstantial; trifling; shallow; empty.
Origin of frothy
1525-1535
1525-35; froth + -y1
Related forms
frothily, adverb
frothiness, noun
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adj.

1530s, from froth + -y (2). Related: Frothiness.

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