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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Covered with or resembling small bubbles as from being agitated by beating or heating.

Usage examples (20)
  • This irritated Purdy, who was spumy with the self-importance of one who has stood in the thick of the fray.
  • June 19th, 2006 at 8:16 pm frothy adjective 1. Consisting of or resembling foam: foamy, lathery, spumous, spumy, sudsy, yeasty.
  • Not with spumy cannon and prickly bayonets, but with peaceful spade and mattock, advanced the sons of St. Patrick towards the children of a sister isle.
  • While th'oar-tortured wave with spumy whiteness was blanching, for more
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