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Noun

froth (uncountable)

  1. foam
    Froth is a very important feature of many types of coffee.
  2. (figuratively) unimportant events or actions; drivel
    Thousands of African children die each day: why do the newspapers continue to discuss unnecessary showbiz froth?

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Verb

Infinitive
to froth

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to froth (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To create froth.
    I like to froth my coffee for ten seconds exactly, no more, no less.
  2. (intransitive) To bubble.
    The chemical frothed up when I added the acid, just as I thought it would.

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