Foam - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |foʊm|  American pronunciation of the word foam
Brit.  |fəʊm|  British pronunciation of the word foam


- a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid(syn: froth)
- a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture


- become bubbly or frothy or foaming(syn: effervesce, fizz, froth, sparkle)


As I poured the beer, foam bubbled up in the glass.

The fire extinguisher is filled with foam.

The soda foamed in the glass.

The mixture will bubble and foam when you add the yeast.

The beer foamed up and overflowed the glass.

Some washing liquids foam too much.

Avoid any dog that is foaming at the mouth, it has a dangerous disease.

Critics were foaming at the mouth.

She scraped the foam off her coffee.

Firefighters using water and foam are still tackling the blaze.

The green water splashed and foamed over the rocks.

the beer had a thick head of foam

The river was foaming

...pillows made with springy foam that bounces right back...

A white damask cloth was spread over the velour foam seating.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: foam
he/she/it: foams
present participle: foaming
past tense: foamed
past participle: foamed
singular: foam
plural: foams
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