afroth (not comparable)
- Covered with froth, foam.
1969, Robert Coover, Pricksongs & descants: fictions, page 170:
- Fine the horses, with flying manes and tight lithe bodies, shoulders sweating, muscles rippling, mouths afroth.
2005, Robin Cody, Ricochet River, page 139:
- Like an underwater detonation, the pool was afroth with flapping and splashing.
- (figuratively) Full of, or covered with something.
1908 August 20, “Women in Print”, Evening Post, page 9:
- The charms of a blue-eyed chestnut-haired maiden in a turquoise muslin, with a brown boa, and a brown chip hat afroth with brown feathers, could not be gainsaid.
1960, John Barth, The Sot-Weed Factor:
- […] Ebenezer Cooke […] who […] had learned the knack of versifying, and ground out quires of couplets after the fashion of the day, afroth with Joves and Jupiters, aclang with jarring rhymes, and string-taut with similes stretched to the snapping-point.
- (figuratively) Excited.
2005 March 1, Lynn Jaeger, “Toxic Tank Tops, and Other Oscar Revelations”, The Village Voice:
- Last Saturday, the day before the Oscars, when the entire fashion world was afroth about which starlet was planning to wear what the next night, a small item in The New York Times caught our eye.
2008 January 26, Mitch Potter, “Times' editorial page calls for intervention to save Winehouse”, TheStar.com:
- The weighty editorial page of The Times of London doesn't make a habit of devoting thought to the travails of pop singers, whose exploits now more than ever keep the red-top British tabloids afroth.
2008 September 3, Barney Ronay, “Can money buy success?”, The Guardian:
- Afroth with ambition, the new owners have already promised to win the Premier League, the Champions League and probably the Glenrothes by-election too.