Definition of frosty
- a man of 65, with frosty eyebrows and hair
- —Nan Robertson
- his smile was distinctly frosty
- —Erle Stanley Gardner
We received a frosty welcome.
a frosty autumn that was a sign of the brutal winter that followed
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before 12th century
ardent, blazing, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, glowing, hot, igneous, molten, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid, ultrahot, warming, white-hot;
: cold enough to produce frost
: covered with frost
: unfriendly or cold
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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