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
China’s handling of Mr. Lee has added to the frosty relations across the Taiwan Strait.
Smarty Pants will provide a zone of frosty coolness from waistband to ankles.
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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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