What is another word for spume?

138 synonyms found


[ spjˈuːm], [ spjˈuːm], [ s_p_j_ˈuː_m]

Spume refers to foam or froth that forms on the surface of liquids such as the sea or a fountain. There are many synonyms for the word spume, including foam, froth, suds, bubbles, and lather. Foam is a mass of small air bubbles formed on the surface of a liquid. Froth, on the other hand, is a mass of bubbles in the form of a dense white foam. Suds refer to a foam or lather that forms when soap is mixed with water. Bubbles are spherical or nearly spherical bodies of gas in a liquid. Lastly, lather is a mass of small bubbles forming on the surface of a liquid, typically formed by stirring or shaking it.

What are the hypernyms for Spume?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Spume?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
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  • hyponyms for spume (as verbs)

Usage examples for Spume

The posture of the ice inclined the schooner's starboard bow to the billows; and in a very short time she was trembling in every bone to the blows of the surges which rolled boiling over the ice there and struck her, flinging dim clouds of spume in the air, which soon set the scuppers gushing.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
It was only at intervals, however, that water fell upon the decks, for the ice broke the beat of the moderating surge and forced it to expend its weight in spume, which there was not strength of wind enough to raise and heave.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
The sea, swelling up from the south, ran high, and was full of seething and tumbling noises, and of the roaring of the breakers, dashing themselves against the ice in prodigious bodies of foam, which so boiled along the foot of the cliffs that their fronts, rising out of it, might have passed for the spume itself freezing as it leapt into a solid mass of glorious brilliance.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell

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