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yeasty

[yee-stee] /ˈyi sti/
adjective, yeastier, yeastiest.
1.
of, containing, or resembling yeast.
2.
frothy; foamy.
3.
youthful; exuberant; ebullient.
4.
trifling; frivolous.
5.
characterized by agitation, excitement, change, etc.:
the yeasty years immediately following college.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; yeast + -y1
Related forms
yeastily, adverb
yeastiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for yea-sty

yeasty

/ˈjiːstɪ/
adjective yeastier, yeastiest
1.
of, resembling, or containing yeast
2.
fermenting or causing fermentation
3.
tasting of or like yeast
4.
insubstantial or frivolous
5.
restless, agitated, or unsettled
6.
covered with or containing froth or foam
Derived Forms
yeastily, adverb
yeastiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for yea-sty

yeasty

adj.

1590s, from yeast + -y (2).

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