frosted

adjective
frost·ed | \ ˈfrȯ-stəd \

Definition of frosted 

1a : coated or decorated with icing a frosted cake frosted buns

b : coated with sugar frosted cereal sometimes used in combination Sugar-frosted strawberries are a dazzling garnish for cakes, puddings, ice cream or simply served on their own. —Karen Miltner

2 of hair : having small strands that have been lightened (as by chemicals) to produce a two-tone effect : having undergone frosting frosted hair

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The back of the heel features a picture of a frosted doughnut and the Saucony logo includes a coffee bean design. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Dunkin' Donut running shoes will make you the talk of the track meet," 27 Mar. 2018 Floors will be red oak, and Gehry plans to use frosted glass, felt, steel, leather, bronze, and onyx. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Architect Frank Gehry to design Art Museum restaurant," 10 July 2018 One of them is Alex, an American citizen like most children in the trailer park, with a wardrobe of Cleveland Cavaliers T-shirts and frosted tips dyed orange at the barbershop inside Walmart. Eli Saslow, Washington Post, "After raid, immigrant families are separated in the American heartland," 30 June 2018 One of them is Alex, an American citizen like most children in the trailer park, with a wardrobe of Cleveland Cavaliers T-shirts and frosted tips dyed orange at the barbershop inside Walmart. Eli Saslow, Washington Post, "After raid, immigrant families are separated in the American heartland," 30 June 2018 The frosted Murano glass Bell Lamp by Barber & Osgerby, the designers of the 2012 Olympic torch, is solar powered (with an option for USB charging) and also has a leather handle. Candice Baker Yacono, latimes.com, "Louis Vuitton South Coast Plaza reopens with store-exclusive merchandise," 12 July 2018 It's made with bubblegum ice cream and dressed with cotton candy, frosted mini cones, a swirl lollipop and vanilla frosting rim dusted with rainbow sprinkles. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "6 places for over-the-top, Instagram-worthy unicorn treats in Phoenix," 11 July 2018 Choices include frosted, etched, rain and textured patterns. Stacy Argo, Houston Chronicle, "Sleek, modern shower doors provide streamlined look," 8 July 2018 The light quality is as good as ever, courtesy of the frosted-plastic finish. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "The Best Solar Lights for Road Life," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of frosted

1656, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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frosted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of frosted

: having a dull surface that looks as if it is covered with frost

of hair : having very small strips on the top layer of your hair that are lighter than the rest of your hair

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