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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But transforming a subpar winter wardrobe into one ideal for frosted frolicking takes a bit of research and skill. Vogue, "Day 12: Embrace the Cold," 12 Nov. 2018 The frosted and decorated cake can be made up to 1 day ahead. Woman's Day, "Easter Orange-Chiffon Cake," 30 Dec. 2011 The bureau has declined to say why the senior staff needs frosted windows. CBS News, "Consumer agency spent $5,000 on frosted windows for senior staff," 11 Apr. 2018 In addition to custom maple cabinets, and Viking and Wolf appliances, the kitchen contains double pantries with frosted glass doors. Margaret Demarino, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 35 Bull Hill Road, Colchester," 25 May 2017 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

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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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