frostily


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.frostily - without warmth or enthusiasm; "`Come in if you have to,' he said frostily"
Translations
بِبُرود، بِجَـفـاف
mrazivě
iskoldtkøligt
kuldalega
mrazivo
soğuk bir şekilde

frostily

[ˈfrɒstɪlɪ] ADV (fig) → glacialmente

frostily

[ˈfrɒstɪli] adv [say, smile] → froidement

frostily

adv sayfrostig; smilekühl

frostily

[ˈfrɒstɪlɪ] advgelidamente

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
References in classic literature ?
The hape is behaving very strange, m'lady,' said Wrench, frostily.
He had no sense of humour, and was as frostily cruel as an icicle.
Miss Dorrit,' said Mrs Merdle, after frostily looking at her through her glass, 'precisely what I was on the point of telling your sister, in pursuance of your request.
Once, she threw a glance wistfully toward the windows, and caught a glimpse, through its red curtains, of the snow-covered roofs, and the stars glimmering frostily, and all the delicious intensity of the cold night.
When I undrew the curtains and looked out of bed, I saw him, in an equable temperature of respectability, unaffected by the east wind of January, and not even breathing frostily, standing my boots right and left in the first dancing position, and blowing specks of dust off my coat as he laid it down like a baby.
Thank you, I shall not trouble you," she said frostily, and tripped away over the oozing field with Smilash, who held the umbrella over her with ostentatious solicitude.
The great curve of her back shines frostily under the lights, and some minute alteration of trim makes her rock a little in her holding-down slips.
YOU are aware, are you not," I said frostily down the phone to the Birmingham Mail's political editor Neil Elkes, "that we have entered, politically, a period of purdah?
His act is still a disaster and Maddy is still acting very frostily.
Hours later another boat eventually found Mum and Daughter drifting, sorted their problems, and the family became somewhat frostily re-united.
Glory be to God on high), in whose apex Gabriela Benackova has set a frostily light flat tone.