Definition of frosty
frostilyplay \ˈfrȯ-stə-lē\ adverb
frostinessplay \ˈfrȯ-stē-nəs\ noun
Examples of frosty in a Sentence
We received a frosty welcome.
a frosty autumn that was a sign of the brutal winter that followed
Recent Examples of frosty from the Web
However, Duterte, aiming to turn around his country's frosty relations with China, refused to demand immediate Chinese compliance with the ruling.
However, Duterte, aiming to turn around his country’s frosty relations with China, refused to demand immediate Chinese compliance with the ruling.
This dedicated second refrigerator has one simple task: keep my Miller pony bottles frosty.
Non-native eucalyptus and gum trees, with their medicinal fragrance and frosty blue-green leaves, now cover a quarter of all forested land in Portugal.
The frosty schooners of cold beer will be back, too, just in time for summer.
China’s handling of Mr. Lee has added to the frosty relations across the Taiwan Strait.
China’s construction of seven islands nearby in the Spratly archipelago has dwarfed similar activities by rival claimants, including the Philippines, whose frosty relations with Beijing have improved significantly under President Rodrigo Duterte.
In the warm weather, Brignole turns on its slush machines, churning its wine and juice into frosty, refreshing coolers.
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First Known Use of frosty
before 12th century
FROSTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of frosty for English Language Learners
: cold enough to produce frost
: covered with frost
: unfriendly or cold
FROSTY Defined for Kids
Definition of frosty for Students
1 : covered with frost a frosty window
2 : cold enough to produce frost a frosty evening
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