spumy

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 spumy — adjective see spume I …

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  • 3 spumy — See spumous. * * * …

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

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

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  • 6 spumy — a. Foamy, frothy, spumous …

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  • 7 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 …

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  • 8 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.… …

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  • 9 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… …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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 …

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

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  • 13 foamy — adjective 1. producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease (Freq. 1) the rabid animal s frothing mouth • Syn: ↑foaming, ↑frothing • Similar to: ↑unhealthy 2. emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or… …

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

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  • 15 foamy — foam y (f[=o]m [y^]), a. Covered with foam; frothy; spumy. [1913 Webster] Behold how high the foamy billows ride! Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Spuminess — Spum i*ness (sp[=u]m [i^]*n[e^]s), n. The quality or condition of being spumy; spumescence. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Yeasty — Yeast y, a. Frothy; foamy; spumy, like yeast. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 spume — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin spuma more at foam Date: 14th century frothy matter on liquids ; foam, scum < ocean spume > • spumous adjective • spumy adjective …

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  • 19 spume — spumous, spumy, adj. /spyoohm/, v., spumed, spuming, n. v.t. 1. to eject or discharge as or like foam or froth; spew (often fol. by forth). v.i. 2. to foam; froth. n. 3. foam, froth, or scum. [1300 50; ME < L spuma foam, froth; akin to FOAM] * *… …

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  • 20 spuminess — noun The state or quality of being spumy …

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