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1‘the beer was sharp and frothy’
foaming, foamy, bubbling, bubbly, fizzy, sparkling, effervescent, gassy, carbonated, aerated
creamy, yeasty, sudsy
literary spumy, spumous
2‘a frothy pink evening dress’
frilly, flouncy, insubstantial
3‘a frothy love song’
insubstantial, light, lightweight, lacking substance, superficial, shallow, slight, empty
trivial, trifling, frivolous, petty, paltry, insignificant, worthless, of no account, of no merit, of no value
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