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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 (8)
  • Consisting of froth or light bubbles, of the nature of or resembling foam, spumous.
  • June 19th, 2006 at 8:16 pm frothy adjective 1. Consisting of or resembling foam: foamy, lathery, spumous, spumy, sudsy, yeasty.
  • Coketown boys who were at large — a rare sight there — rowed a crazy boat, which made a spumous track upon the water as it jogged along, while every dip of an oar...
  • Here she deposits her eggs -- normally about eighty -- regularly arranged in a long cylindrical mass and envelopes them in a spumous or sort of glutinous secretion, so... for more
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