frost·​ed | \ ˈfrȯ-stəd How to pronounce frosted (audio) \

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

Examples of frosted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use frosted-glass-effect spray paint to add privacy to your windows, or give a dated vanity a new look by painting the base. Sarah Egge, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Aug. 2022 The former is separated by a frosted glass wall from the latter, with Prussian blue chairs, fresh flowers and shimmering chandeliers; the other is much the same, decked out with photos of Italian food and car culture. John Mariani, Forbes, 25 July 2022 Consider something with frosted panes that won’t block natural light. Mimi Montgomery, Washington Post, 13 July 2022 Channel the '90s with an icy blue eyeliner, which winks to the decade without going full frosted blue eye shadow. Katie Intner, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 July 2022 An observation deck with frosted smart glass turns transparent with just a touch. Leia Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 July 2022 And the hills of the Rainbow Valley are also rich in minerals, appearing multicolored, almost like a frosted cake, when bathed in sunlight. Rachel King, Fortune, 9 Apr. 2022 This cultural ecosystem will house two floors of retail space that includes discrete points of sale, and a subtlely frosted wall design that hides fitting rooms with a private client room. Cassell Ferere, Forbes, 17 June 2022 Among the top features of this contemporary four-piece set patio furniture is the sizable center table, which comes with a frosted, tempered glass top. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 9 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of frosted

1656, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of frosted was in 1656

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12 Aug 2022

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“Frosted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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