[fraw-stee, fros-tee] /ˈfrɔ sti, ˈfrɒs ti/
adjective, frostier, frostiest.
characterized by or producing ; freezing; very cold:
consisting of or covered with a :
frosty designs on the windows; an avenue of frosty trees.
lacking warmth of feeling; unfriendly:
Their frosty greeting puzzled us.
resembling ; white or gray:
a wedding dress of frosty satin.
of or characteristic of old age:
a frosty brow.
adjective frostier, frostiest
characterized by frost: a frosty night
covered by or decorated with frost
lacking warmth or enthusiasm: the new plan had a frosty reception
like frost in appearance or colour; hoary
Old English forstig, fyrstig (cf. Dutch vorstig, German frostig); see frost (n.) + -y (2). Figurative use from late 14c. Related: Frostily; frostiness.
A cold beer: how about a nice frosty
- Frost-lang operation
Frost-Lang operation (-lāng’) n. Insertion of a spherical prosthesis after the enucleation of the eyeball.
[fraw-sting, fros-ting] /ˈfrɔ stɪŋ, ˈfrɒs tɪŋ/ noun 1. a sweet mixture, cooked or uncooked, for coating or filling cakes, cookies, and the like; icing. 2. a dull or lusterless finish, as on metal or glass. 3. a process of highlighting the hair by bleaching selected strands. 4. a material used for decorative work, as signs, […]
[frawst-lahyn, frost-] /ˈfrɔstˌlaɪn, ˈfrɒst-/ noun 1. the maximum depth at which soil is frozen. 2. the lower limit of permafrost.
noun 1. the temperature of the air at which hoarfrost begins to form.