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Yeasty

Yeasty \Yeast"y\, a. Frothy; foamy; spumy, like yeast.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
yeasty

1590s, from yeast + -y (2).

Wiktionary
yeasty

a. 1 Having or resembling yeast. 2 foamy and frothy. 3 emotionally bubbling over (as with exuberance) 4 trivial.

WordNet
yeasty
  1. adj. marked by spirited enjoyment [syn: zestful, zesty, barmy]

  2. exuberantly creative

  3. [also: yeastiest, yeastier]

Usage examples of "yeasty".

Inhaling them, her sharp nose quicllly separated the yeasty aroma of fresh-baked bread from the cinnamon tilde piced scent of apple pie, sagey baked chicken from rosemaryed roast beef.

Standing by the incubators and glove boxes, not thinking about anything in particular, breathing in the familiar odors of warm plastic and hypochlorite, the faint tang of methanol and the yeasty must of nutrient concentrate, allowing them to calm her.

During courses of larva steaks, yeasty bread smeared with spreadnuts, and a messy dessert of his favorite candied splurts, Reynald spoke, and everyone else listened.

Though delicious crusty, yeasty bread is the most wonderful complex carbohydrate in the world, all the breads at Canyon Ranch range from boring to gruesome.

Not quite as raffish as Greenwich Village in its heyday, nor as freewheeling as the East Village during the Sixties, SoHo is a yeasty warren of streets, unexpected alleyways, and old two- to five-story brick buildings.

Candida albicans, with attendant susceptibilities to monilial sinusitis and thrush, the yeasty sores and sinal im-pactions of which require almost daily drainage in the cold and damp of early-spring Boston, U.

Prince Q        (as would anyone who refuses to eat pretty much anything but Töblerone) suffers chronically from Candida albicans, with attendant susceptibilities to monilial sinusitis and thrush, the yeasty sores and sinal im-pactions of which require almost daily drainage in the cold and damp of early-spring Boston, U.

She had had the forethought to start a breadmaker in the morning, and now the yeasty smell filled the warm air of the barrel vaults.

Huge oaken vats exuded a yeasty scent, and dried alecost hung in bundles from the rafters.

The wide bran tub before her gave off a damp warmth of fermentation, filled with the yeasty aroma of grain, hops, and alcohol.

He drank tea made from fragments of dusty bark and ate only dried fruit and the yeasty buds of manna lichen picked from rocks, although he let Yama cook the rabbits and lizards he caught in wire snares set each evening.

The sharp green smell of bruised vegetation rose up around him, mingling with the yeasty scent of the mud, the occasional earth-fart of marsh gas, and the odors of gun oil and metal.

Her voice became as the voice of an insect buzzing, nothing to pay heed to, and Dalamar walked past her through the kitchen and into the oven room where the scent of years of baking clung to the walls with stubborn, yeasty persistence.

The yeasty scents of the kitchen were soon supplanted by the sharp, heady reek of horses, hay and manure.

The thatched ceiling of the kitchen at Khami Mission Station was sooty from the open iron stove, and the smell of the dough was yeasty and warm.