frosty

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adjective \ˈfrȯ-stē\

Definition of frosty

frostier

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frostiest

  1. 1a :  attended with or producing frost :  freezingb :  briskly cold :  chilly

  2. 2 :  covered or appearing as if covered with frost :  hoary a man of 65, with frosty eyebrows and hair — Nan Robertson

  3. 3 :  marked by coolness or extreme reserve in manner his smile was distinctly frosty — Erle Stanley Gardner

frostily

play \ˈfrȯ-stə-lē\ adverb

frostiness

play \ˈfrȯ-stē-nəs\ noun

Examples of frosty in a sentence

  1. We received a frosty welcome.

  2. a frosty autumn that was a sign of the brutal winter that followed

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of frosty

before 12th century


FROSTY Defined for English Language Learners

frosty

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adjective \ˈfrȯ-stē\

Definition of frosty for English Language Learners

  • : cold enough to produce frost

  • : covered with frost

  • : unfriendly or cold


FROSTY Defined for Kids

frosty

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adjective \ˈfrȯ-stē\

Definition of frosty for Students

frostier

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frostiest

  1. 1 :  covered with frost a frosty window

  2. 2 :  cold enough to produce frost a frosty evening



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