Dictionary

1fro

preposition \frə, ˈfrō\

Definition of FRO

dial British
:  from
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of FRO

Middle English, from Old Norse frā; akin to Old English fram from
First Known Use: 13th century

2fro

adverb \ˈfrō\

Definition of FRO

:  back, away —used in the phrase to and fro

Examples of FRO

  1. <ferries carrying passengers to and fro>

First Known Use of FRO

14th century

Related to FRO

FRO Defined for Kids

fro

adverb \ˈfrō\

Definition of FRO for Kids

:  in a direction away <She nervously walked to and fro.>

Browse

4 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: frock (noun)Previous Word in the Dictionary: FRMAll Words Near: fro
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears