frosty adjective \ˈfrȯ-stē\
: cold enough to produce frost
: covered with frost
: unfriendly or cold
: covered or appearing as if covered with frost : hoary <a man of 65, with frosty eyebrows and hair — Nan Robertson>
Examples of FROSTY
- We received a frosty welcome.
- <a frosty autumn that was a sign of the brutal winter that followed>
First Known Use of FROSTY
before 12th century
Related to FROSTY
- algid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, chill, chilly, coldish, cool, coolish, freezing, frigid, cold, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, icy, nipping, nippy, numbing, polar, shivery, snappy, wintry (also wintery)
- ardent, blazing, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, glowing, hot, igneous, molten, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid, ultrahot, warming, white-hot
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