Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling froth or foam; foaming.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling froth or foam; foaming.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling froth or foam; foaming.

Etymologies

Latin spumescens, p.pr. of spumescere to grow foamy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The conservatory was also a terrific place to hide from her mother; with a book and an apple, Pagan would slither like a lizard under jade fronds and jagged malachite spikes, concealed by yellow froth and spumescent greens.

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  • She's always understood that it would be business madness for the Firm to devalue its products - pomp, circumstance, the rarefied and spumescent iconography of nationalism - by trading on the political bourse.

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