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Definition of "frosty" []

  • Producing or characterized by frost; freezing. See Synonyms at cold. (adjective)
  • Covered with or as if with frost. (adjective)
  • Silvery white; hoary. (adjective)
  • Cold in manner: a frosty look; a frosty farewell. (adjective)

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.

Use "frosty" in a sentence
  • "The closest you'll come to frosty is to remin ... read more christmas fiestas-traditions"
  • "The man lived twelve miles back in the woods; and one fine, frosty spring day -- (don't smile at the term frosty, thus connected with the genial season of the year; the term is perfectly correct when applied to the Canadian spring, which, until the middle of May, is the most dismal season of the year) -- he and John Monaghan took a rope, and the dog, and sallied forth to fetch the cow home."
  • "Eventually I persuaded him to come back, and when we reappeared Mum and Mimi had called a frosty truce."