frosting

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noun frost·ing \ˈfrȯs-tiŋ\

Definition of frosting

  1. 1 a :  icing b :  trimming, ornamentation

  2. 2 :  lusterless finish of metal or glass :  mat; also :  a white finish produced on glass (as by etching)

  3. 3 :  the lightening (as by chemicals) of small strands of hair throughout the entire head to produce a two-tone effect — compare streaking

Examples of frosting in a sentence

  1. We put frosting on the cupcakes.

1858

First Known Use of frosting

1858


FROSTING Defined for English Language Learners

frosting

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noun frost·ing \ˈfrȯs-tiŋ\

Definition of frosting for English Language Learners

  • : a sweet, creamy mixture that is used to cover cakes

  • : a dull surface on metal or glass


FROSTING Defined for Kids

frosting

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noun frost·ing \ˈfrȯ-stiŋ\

Definition of frosting for Students

  1. 1 :  icing

  2. 2 :  a dull finish on glass


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