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froth at the mouth

1. Literally, to produce foam from one's mouth, as due to a disease or other ailment. All of a sudden she collapsed in a fit, convulsing and frothing at the mouth.
2. Figuratively, to be viciously and uncontrollably angry or upset. The protesters had formed outside the courthouse, frothing at the mouth as the alleged murderer made his way up the steps.
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So your recommendation boils down to the fact the Democrats and Kerry have been frothing at the mouth with an irrational hatred for Bush for years and the French, Germans, Chinese and Russians take bribes.
By the end, she was lying in a pool of her own urine, frothing at the mouth, gasping for breath, twitching, and begging for "mommy," according to eyewitnesses.
Regardless of the politically predict, able frothing at the mouth and endless sanctimonious moralizing of the likes of Senator Jesse Helms and Representative Robert K.
The epileptic has a grand real seizure that leaves him grinding his teeth and frothing at the mouth.
And we expect ticket sales to go even higher because the younger audience will be frothing at the mouth to see Dumont.
Appropriate Adult (ITV1 Wales, tonight, 9pm) * AFTER all the controversy and Daily Mail-style frothing at the mouth, last week's opening episode of this dramatisation of Gloucester serial killer Fred West's arrest and the relationship he struck up with the trainee social worker tasked with sitting in on his interviews with police turned out to be great stuff.
The paper was frothing at the mouth like a cow with BSE over the news that a third cloned animal had supposedly entered the food chain, meaning the ubiquitous British staple that is veal would have to be ditched from a million dinner tables.
One lad at school began frothing at the mouth after downing a bottle of Cresta pop too quickly - then stuck his fingers in a plug socket.
Drinkers were deserting their favourite town centre pubs leaving many landlords frothing at the mouth.
He had a real go at us and was frothing at the mouth.
The child was not taken to hospital, but early next morning little Lewis was found by his parents unconscious and frothing at the mouth.
Yes, the Germans were lucky to beat the Turks, but if Lawrenson and the other sneering studio pundits had stopped frothing at the mouth for a minute, they would have realised that Germany had yet again qualified for the final of a major competition, even though they eventually lost.
She said: "I picked the male up and felt its gums, which were cold and it was frothing at the mouth.
But any apathy on this rainy night in Camden doesn't affect the fans, frothing at the mouth for lost classics such as Get Off and Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth.