Definition of "frog" []

  • Any of numerous tailless, aquatic, semiaquatic, or terrestrial amphibians of the order Anura and especially of the family Ranidae, characteristically having a smooth moist skin, webbed feet, and long hind legs adapted for leaping. (noun)
  • A wedge-shaped, horny prominence in the sole of a horse's hoof. (noun)
  • A loop fastened to a belt to hold a tool or weapon. (noun)
  • An ornamental looped braid or cord with a button or knot for fastening the front of a garment. (noun)
  • A device on intersecting railroad tracks that permits wheels to cross the junction. (noun)
  • Any insectivorous anuran amphibian of the family Ranidae, such as Rana temporaria of Europe, having a short squat tailless body with a moist smooth skin and very long hind legs specialized for hopping (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any of various similar amphibians of related families, such as the tree frog (noun)
  • Any spiked or perforated object used to support plant stems in a flower arrangement (noun)
  • A recess in a brick to reduce its weight (noun)
  • To hunt or catch frogs (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "frog" in a sentence
  • "I want you.... *flips over card* To make a frog cake. *stares at cake looking for the resemblence between fraken frog and a real frog* The resemblance: They are both green."
  • "Tales were told of the sun under his frog name; later people forgot that _frog_ meant "sun," and the result was the popular tale, _A Frog, He Would"
  • "We used the phrase "frog in your throat" then, and we'll use it again now."