yeasty

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj yeasty exuberantly creative
    • adj yeasty marked by spirited enjoyment
    • adj yeasty of or resembling or containing yeast
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Yeasty Frothy; foamy; spumy, like yeast.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • yeasty Consisting of or resembling yeast.
    • yeasty Foamy; frothy; spumy.
    • yeasty Light; unsubstantial; trifling; worthless.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Yeasty like yeast: frothy, foamy: unsubstantial
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. gist, gyst; Ger. gäscht, gischt.

Usage

In literature:

The muck was yeasty with worms.
"Freckles" by Gene Stratton-Porter
What awakening, what striving with tears, what working of a yeasty conscience!
"Introduction to Robert Browning" by Hiram Corson
Presently we were at its edge, one long whirl of yeasty falls and brown rapids.
"Greenmantle" by John Buchan
Then in huge waves hundreds and hundreds of feet high, the ocean flowed in and all was troubled, yeasty sea.
"When the World Shook" by H. Rider Haggard
Up to twenty a boy's years were kind of yeasty and uncertain, and if he was any way self-headed he ought to be left to run.
"The Wrong Twin" by Harry Leon Wilson
But the east winds blow; and the shoals are a yeasty mass of tumbling breakers.
"Ways of Wood Folk" by William J. Long
The yeasty foam of mad surging waves whitened the shore.
"Hawaiian Folk Tales" by Various
In any case, if one had to swim over that yeasty and alarming barrier, his clothing must get wet.
"Doom Castle" by Neil Munro
The passing steamers churned it into yeasty foam.
"The Secret Wireless" by Lewis E. Theiss
Several died, and there were burials at sea, when the plank was tilted and the body slid into the yeasty deep.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
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In poetry:

The “Snowdrop” sank at Lammas tide,
All under the yeasty spray;
On Christmas Eve the brig “Content”
Was also cast away.
"Winstanley" by Jean Ingelow
From far Alaska's snow-bound shore,
Onward it moves like some dim phantom sweeping,
And silently the yeasty waves o'erleaping;
With glass the seaman scans it o'er.
"An Iceberg" by George Hannibal Temple

In news:

For maximum effect, Trompeau Bakery on Denver's East Evans Avenue should be visited first thing on a weekday morning, when the air is drenched with the buttery, yeasty aromas of baking croissants and brioche.
As with all breads, the fresh-baked, yeasty, homemade version is the best you can get.
Sweet Bavarian and yeasty white bread baked together to create a tasty pull-apart loaf for unique table bread service.
The batter needs to be refrigerated for 24 hours to let the yeasty dough ferment, so prepare it the day before.
But is it?It took scientists eight long years and millions of dollars to sneak whole grains into that spongy, yeasty icon of US health-unconscious consumerism.
Wildin' Out: 16 Tons Celebrate Its 2nd Year with Yeasty Flavor.
Yeasty Buns on Every Sail.
The third decade of the 20th century was a turbulent, yeasty period in American culture.
"Fresh Out The Oven," the yeasty new single from the Jennifer Lopez alter-ego Lola, is apparently not a prelude to an entire album in which the determined diva takes on the persona of someone who likes to wear really complicated shoes.
The one-room establishment smells like freshly brewed coffee and warm, yeasty bread.
House of Bagels , San Carlos (95 cents): A Peninsula staple, these "glossy" bagels had "a great balance of sweet and yeasty".
House of Bagels , San Francisco ($1): "Glossy and golden," these "sweet" and "yeasty" bagels had "proper contrast" between crust and crumb, if a bit on the "dry side".
A light lager-style beer gives the batter a pleasantly yeasty flavor without overwhelming the apple slices the way a darker brew might.
The doughnuts taste exactly as they did in 1964 -- yeasty, chewy, slightly greasy and thick with sugary syrup.
Fragrant, yeasty holiday panettone -- studded with colorful bits of dried and candied fruit -- is festive just to look at and sweetly satisfying to eat.
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In science:

Homogeneous, nonplanar curves are a more yeasty mixture.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
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