Yeasty \Yeast"y\, a. Frothy; foamy; spumy, like yeast. [1913 Webster]

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  • yeasty — (adj.) 1590s, from YEAST (Cf. yeast) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • yeasty — ► ADJECTIVE (yeastier, yeastiest) 1) of, resembling, or containing yeast. 2) turbulent or restless …   English terms dictionary

  • yeasty — [yēs′tē] adj. yeastier, yeastiest 1. of, like, or containing yeast 2. frothy; foamy 3. light; superficial; frivolous 4. in a ferment; restless yeastiness n …   English World dictionary

  • yeasty — adjective (yeastier; est) Date: 1598 1. of, relating to, or resembling yeast < a yeasty flavor > 2. a. immature, unsettled b. marked by change < a yeasty period in history > c. full of vitality …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yeasty — yeastily, adv. yeastiness, n. /yee stee/, adj., 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 …   Universalium

  • yeasty — adjective a) Having or resembling yeast. The Ocean when its yeasty war is waging / Is awful to the vessel near the rock [...]. b) Foamy and frothy …   Wiktionary

  • yeasty — [[t]ji͟ːsti[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is yeasty tastes or smells strongly of yeast …   English dictionary

  • yeasty — Synonyms and related words: agog, airy, aquiver, aroused, atingle, atwitter, barmy, bubbly, bursting, carried away, diastatic, dizzy, downy, ebullient, effervescent, enzymic, ethereal, excited, exhilarated, featherbrained, feathery, fermenting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • yeasty — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. foamy, lathery, bubbly; see frothy 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Consisting of or resembling foam: foamy, frothy, lathery, spumous, spumy, sudsy. See SOLID …   English dictionary for students

  • yeasty — yeast·y || jɪːstɪ adj. concerning yeast; yeast like; fermented, frothy; powerful, vigorous, effervescent, excited ; superficial, light …   English contemporary dictionary

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