Frothier
Frothy Froth"y, a. [Compar. {Frothier}; superl. {Frothiest}.] 1. Full of foam or froth, or consisting of froth or light bubbles; spumous; foamy. [1913 Webster]

2. Not firm or solid; soft; unstable. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

3. Of the nature of froth; light; empty; unsubstantial; as, a frothy speaker or harangue. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]


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