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Definition of "frozen" []

  • Past participle of freeze. (verb)
  • Made into, covered with, or surrounded by ice. (adjective)
  • Very cold: the frozen North. (adjective)
  • Preserved by freezing: frozen meat. (adjective)
  • Rendered immobile: frozen in their tracks with fear. (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 "frozen" in a sentence
  • "Doing so causes the address book window to appear all white (as if it has frozen and is about to force quit itself ~ +though it's not frozen+);"
  • "I can have my order delivered fresh or frozen and usually choose frozen since it’s easier to move it to the freezer when it arrives….and really, when you’re receiving 100-200 pounds of beef at a time, there is no real point to getting it fresh – you can’t eat it fast enough so it’ll spoil…..frozen works for us!"
  • "She took a call on her radio, her expression frozen in place."