[ US /ˈfɹɔsti/ ]
[ UK /fɹˈɒsti/ ]
  1. pleasantly cold and invigorating
    a nipping wind
    crisp clear nights and frosty mornings
    snappy weather
    a nippy fall day
  2. devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    a glacial handshake
    a frigid greeting
    wintry smile
    got a frosty reception
    a frozen look on their faces
    icy stare
  3. covered with frost
    hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost
    a frosty glass
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How To Use frosty In A Sentence

  • Invade some butternut or hickory grove on a frosty October morning, and hear the red squirrel beat the "juba" on a horizontal branch. Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers
  • But she got a frosty reception due to her behaviour in the camp. The Sun
  • Consider a combination of red, orange yellow and orange for a striking fall layout, or a combination of icy blues and purples for a frosty winter page.
  • The peace lily is an indoor plant and will not tolerate frosty conditions.
  • Autumn has arrived with its frosty build-up of colours of russet and orange trees.
  • That is a shame, because the cold snap brought a magical winter scene of frosty nights under starry skies. Times, Sunday Times
  • So when I turned on my seven-hundred-dollar heels to strut toward the bar, and over to where Mona was—perched up on a barstool with a frosty drink in her hand, like I wanted to be—I was slightly annoyed when some nigga grabbed me gently by the forearm, pulling me back to the floor. Deep Throat Diva
  • Have some horticultural fleece or old net curtain handy to drop over plants before frosty nights. The Sun
  • It's sunny, but the air is frosty.
  • It's nice to think of them picturing Father Christmas and his sleigh whooshing across frosty rooftops, as opposed to me thrashing my way around a soulless out-of-town shopping centre.
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