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frost·y

 (frô′stē, frŏs′tē)
adj. frost·i·er, frost·i·est
1. Producing or characterized by frost; freezing. See Synonyms at cold.
2. Covered with frost: looked out the frosty windows on the cold, winter morning.
3. Silvery white; hoary: frosty hair.
4. Cold in manner; unfriendly: a frosty look; a frosty farewell.
5. Lacking enthusiasm: The movie got a frosty review.

frost′i·ly adv.
frost′i·ness n.

frosty

(ˈfrɒstɪ)
adj, frostier or frostiest
1. characterized by frost: a frosty night.
2. covered by or decorated with frost
3. lacking warmth or enthusiasm: the new plan had a frosty reception.
4. like frost in appearance or colour; hoary
ˈfrostily adv
ˈfrostiness n

frost•y

(ˈfrɔ sti, ˈfrɒs ti)

adj. frost•i•er, frost•i•est.
1. characterized by or producing frost; freezing; very cold.
2. consisting of or covered with a frost.
3. lacking warmth of feeling.
4. white or gray.
[1350–1400]
frost′i•ly, adv.
frost′i•ness, n.
frost′less, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frosty - devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"
cold - extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold"
2.frosty - covered with frost; "a frosty glass"; "hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost"-Wm.Faulkner
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
3.frosty - pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"

frosty

adjective
1. cold, frozen, icy, chilly, wintry, parky (Brit. informal) sharp, frosty nights
2. icy, ice-capped, icicled, hoar (rare), rimy a cat lifting its paws off the frosty stones
3. unfriendly, cold, discouraging, icy, chilly, frigid, off-putting (Brit. informal), unenthusiastic, unwelcoming, standoffish, cold as ice He may get a frosty reception.

frosty

adjective
1. Very cold:
Archaic: frore.
Idiom: bitter cold.
2. Lacking all friendliness and warmth:
Translations
بارِد، جافمُتَجَمِّدٌ بِالبُرُودَةمُغَطّى بِالصَّقيع
ledovýmrazivýojínělý
frost-isdækketkøligrimdækket
huurteinen
hladan
hélaîur, hrímaîurkuldalegur
霜の降りる
서리가 내릴 만큼 추운
mrazivýpokrytý inovaťou
kylig
ยะเยือก
buzlucana yakın olmayankırağı kaplıkırağılısoğuk
đầy sương giá

frosty

[ˈfrɒstɪ] ADJ (frostier (compar) (frostiest (superl)))
1. [weather] → de helada; [surface] → escarchado
on a frosty morninguna mañana de helada
it was frosty last nightanoche cayó una helada or heló
2. (fig) [smile] → glacial

frosty

[ˈfrɒsti] adj
[window, surface] → couvert(e) de givre; [night, morning, air] → glacial(e); [weather] → glacial(e)
It's frosty today → Il gèle aujourd'hui.
[welcome] → glacial(e); [look] → glacial(e)

frosty

adj (+er)
(= cold)frostig; frosty nightFrostnacht f; a clear and frosty nighteine frostklare Nacht; frosty weatherFrostwetter nt
(= frost-covered) ground, grassvon Raureif bedeckt; (= frozen) groundgefroren
(fig) person, reception, response, atmospherefrostig, kühl; lookeisig; relationsunterkühlt

frosty

[ˈfrɒstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (weather, also) (fig) → gelido/a; (surface, window) → coperto/a di ghiaccio or di brina
it was frosty last night → ha gelato durante la notte

frost

(frost) noun
1. frozen dew, vapour etc. The ground was covered with frost this morning.
2. the coldness of weather needed to form ice. There'll be (a) frost tomorrow.
verb
(often with over or up).
1. to become covered with frost. The windscreen of my car frosted up last night.
2. (American) to cover a cake with frosting.
frosting noun
(American) icing.
ˈfrosty adjective
1. covered with frost. the frosty countryside.
2. of behaviour, very unfriendly. a frosty manner.
ˈfrostily adverb
frostbite noun
injury caused to the body by very great cold. He was suffering from frostbite in his feet.
ˈfrostbitten adjective

frosty

مُتَجَمِّدٌ بِالبُرُودَة mrazivý frost- frostig παγετώδης helado huurteinen couvert de givre hladan ghiacciato 霜の降りる 서리가 내릴 만큼 추운 vrieskoud iskald mroźny glacial морозный kylig ยะเยือก buzlu đầy sương giá 结霜的
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