spumy
adjective see spume I

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  • Spumy — Spumous Spum ous (sp[=u]m [u^]s), Spumy Spum y (sp[=u]m [y^]), a. [L. spumosus, fr. spuma foam: cf. F. spumeux.] Consisting of, containing, or covered with, froth, scum, or foam; frothy; foamy. [1913 Webster] The spumous and florid state of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spumy — See spumous. * * * …   Universalium

  • spumy — adjective frothy, emitting froth or spume Syn: spumous …   Wiktionary

  • spumy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Consisting of or resembling foam: foamy, frothy, lathery, spumous, sudsy, yeasty. See SOLID …   English dictionary for students

  • spumy — a. Foamy, frothy, spumous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spumy — adjective emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation bubbling champagne foamy (or frothy) beer • Syn: ↑bubbling, ↑bubbly, ↑foaming, ↑foamy, ↑frothy, ↑effervescing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spumous — Spum ous (sp[=u]m [u^]s), Spumy Spum y (sp[=u]m [y^]), a. [L. spumosus, fr. spuma foam: cf. F. spumeux.] Consisting of, containing, or covered with, froth, scum, or foam; frothy; foamy. [1913 Webster] The spumous and florid state of the blood.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foamy — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. bubbly, creamy, lathery; see frothy 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. frothy, lathery, fizzy, bubbly, effervescent, spumy, soapy, sudsy, creamy. ANT.: flat, uncarbonated III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective… …   English dictionary for students

  • bubbling — adjective 1. emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation bubbling champagne foamy (or frothy) beer • Syn: ↑bubbly, ↑foaming, ↑foamy, ↑frothy, ↑effervescing, ↑spumy …   Useful english dictionary

  • effervescing — adjective emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation bubbling champagne foamy (or frothy) beer • Syn: ↑bubbling, ↑bubbly, ↑foaming, ↑foamy, ↑frothy, ↑spumy …   Useful english dictionary

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