Jack Frost


: frost or frosty weather personified

Examples of Jack Frost in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Where to watch Jack Frost: Peacock 05 Inside (2007) New-wave French horror films are not for the faint of heart. Huntley Woods, EW.com, 20 Oct. 2023 Alec Baldwin in Rise of the Guardians (2012) Alec Baldwin lends Santa an inexplicable accent, but that's not any stranger than Santa teaming up with Jack Frost, the Tooth Fairy and an Easter Bunny that sounds like Hugh Jackman to fight the boogeyman. Drew MacKie, Peoplemag, 4 Dec. 2023 With pumpkin spice seeping into supermarkets and Jack Frost doing his nose-nipping thing in the Northern states, young readers can choose among new books—some good, some meh—from celebrated creators. Meghan Cox Gurdon, WSJ, 4 Oct. 2023 LaMar's Donuts and Coffee The origins of this doughnut shops dates back to 1933 with 17 year old Ray Lamar making doughnuts at Jack Frost Donuts Company. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 1 June 2023 This take on Jack Frost follows a serial killer — named, of course, Jack Frost — who is transformed into a malevolent, sentient snow man. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 30 Sep. 2022 If Jack Frost cooperates, the sledding hill and ice-skating rinks will be open as well. Jen Banowetz, chicagotribune.com, 5 Jan. 2022 Reagan’s Jackson Adams averaged 17.8 points as the Rattlers went 3-1 in Georgetown’s Jack Frost Tournament. David Hinojosa, San Antonio Express-News, 6 Dec. 2021 Given Southern California’s famously mild winter temperatures, Jack Frost is highly unlikely to be nipping at your nose when the San Diego Symphony unveils its first holiday concert series at its new $85 million outdoor venue. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1730, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jack Frost was circa 1730

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“Jack Frost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jack%20Frost. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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