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foaming at the mouth

foaming at the mouth is a present participle form of foam at the mouth

foam at the mouth


to be in a state of uncontrolled anger


emotion verb (feeling)

Past tense:

foamed at the mouth

Present participle:

foaming at the mouth

3rd-person singular present:

foams at the mouth

Type of:


Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references

Random House Dictionary:

foam | foam at the mouth [sense-specific]

a collection of minute bubbles formed on the surface of a liquid by agitation, fermentation, etc.. | the froth of perspiration, caused by great ... (23 of 181 words, 13 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

foam [intransitive, verb] | foamed [past tense] | foaming [present participle] | foams [3rd-person singular present] | foam at the mouth

to produce foam | "foam at the mouth": [informal] to be very angry | to have white foam coming from your mouth (20 of 55 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/foam 11

Oxford Dictionary:

foam at the mouth [informal]

be very angry. | See parent entry "foam" (7 of 39 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/foam at the mouth 1

Cambridge Dictionary:

foam [entry 2] | foam at the mouth

to produce small bubbles | "foam at the mouth": If a person or an animal foams at the mouth, they have bubbles coming out of their mouth as a result ... (29 of 36 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/foam 2

Collins Dictionary:

rage | fury [synonym, sense-specific]

intense anger; fury | violent movement or action, especially of the sea, wind, etc | great intensity of hunger, sexual desire, or other feelings | ... (22 of 599 words, 10 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciation)



Rage [disambiguation]

may refer to: Rage (emotion), an intense form of anger Category:Rage a number of specialized forms of rage | Rage (video game), a 2011 first-person shooter and racing video game developed by id Software | Rage Software Limited, a defunct game developer... (40 of 437 words, 40 definitions)



rage [entry 1, noun] | passion [synonym, sense-specific] | insanity [synonym, sense-specific] | agitation [synonym, sense-specific] | deliriousness [synonym, sense-specific] | delirium [synonym, sense-specific] | distraction [synonym, sense-specific] | fever [synonym, sense-specific] | feverishness [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

violent and uncontrolled anger ; a fit of violent wrath ; [archaic] "insanity" | violent action (as of wind or sea) | an intense feeling; "passion" | ... (24 of 200 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


rage [entry 2, verb] | raged [past tense] | raging [present participle] | bristle [synonym, sense-specific] | fume [synonym, sense-specific] | storm [synonym, sense-specific] | blow up [similar, sense-specific] | flare [similar, sense-specific] | flip [slang, similar, sense-specific] | ...

to be in a rage | to be in tumult | to prevail uncontrollably (12 of 150 words, 3 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/rage show=1

American Heritage Dictionary:

rage | raged [past tense] | raging [present participle] | rages [3rd-person singular present]

Violent, explosive anger. | A fit of anger. | Furious intensity, as of a storm or disease. | A burning desire; a passion. | A current, eagerly adopted ... (24 of 101 words, 8 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)



rage | rages [plural] | raged [past tense] | raging [present participle] | enragement | enragements [plural] | fury [synonym, sense-specific] | ire [synonym, sense-specific]

Violent uncontrolled anger. | A current fashion or fad. | [intransitive] To act or speak in heightened anger. | [intransitive] To move with great violence, as a storm etc. | [obsolete] To enrage. (29 of 81 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

rage | raged [past tense] | raging [present participle] | ragingly [adverb, related]

[obsolete] insanity | a furious, uncontrolled anger; especially, a brief spell of raving fury | a great force, violence, or intensity, as of the wind ... (23 of 74 words, 7 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Encarta Dictionary:

rage | rages [plural] | raged [past tense] | raging [present participle]

sudden and extreme anger | an outburst of strong anger | something that is the object of a short-lived fascination, fashion, or enthusiasm shared by ... (23 of 158 words, 7 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861697817​/definition​.html  [offline]

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