[frog-ee, fraw-gee] /ˈfrɒg i, ˈfrɔ gi/
adjective, froggier, froggiest.
of or characteristic of a .
abounding in .
marked by a slight hoarseness, resembling a croak:
the old prospector’s froggy voice.
adjective -gier, -giest
of, like, or relating to frogs; full of frogs
1610s, “full of frogs,” from frog (n.1) + -y (2). Meaning “frog-like” is from 1837. As a disparaging term for a Frenchman, from 1872. Related: Frogginess.
[frog-hop-er, frawg-] /ˈfrɒgˌhɒp ər, ˈfrɔg-/ noun 1. any of numerous leaping, homopterous insects of the family Cercopidae, which in the immature stages live in a spittlelike secretion on plants. /ˈfrɒɡˌhɒpə/ noun 1. any small leaping herbivorous homopterous insect of the family Cercopidae, whose larvae secrete a protective spittle-like substance around themselves Also called spittle insect, […]
- Frog in a small pond
see under big fish in a small pond
noun, Swimming. 1. a type of kick in which the legs are bent at the knees, extended outward, and then brought together forcefully. noun 1. a type of kick used in swimming, as in the breast stroke, in which the legs are simultaneously drawn towards the body and bent at the knees with the feet […]
[frog, frawg] /frɒg, frɔg/ noun 1. any tailless, stout-bodied amphibian of the order Anura, including the smooth, moist-skinned frog species that live in a damp or semiaquatic habitat and the warty, drier-skinned toad species that are mostly terrestrial as adults. 2. Also called true frog, ranid. any frog of the widespread family Ranidae, most members […]