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frosty

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adjective \ˈfrȯ-stē\

Simple Definition of frosty

  • : cold enough to produce frost

  • : covered with frost

  • : unfriendly or cold

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of frosty

frostierfrostiest

  1. 1 a :  attended with or producing frost :  freezing b :  briskly cold :  chilly

  2. 2 :  covered or appearing as if covered with frost :  hoary <a man of 65, with frosty eyebrows and hair — Nan Robertson>

  3. 3 :  marked by coolness or extreme reserve in manner <his smile was distinctly frosty — Erle Stanley Gardner>

frostily play \-stə-lē\ adverb
frostiness play \-stē-nəs\ noun

Examples of frosty in a sentence

  1. We received a frosty welcome.

  2. <a frosty autumn that was a sign of the brutal winter that followed>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of frosty

before 12th century


FROSTY Defined for Kids

frosty

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adjective \ˈfrȯ-stē\

Definition of frosty for Students

frostierfrostiest

  1. 1 :  covered with frost <a frosty window>

  2. 2 :  cold enough to produce frost <a frosty evening>





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