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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frosty  \Frost"y\,  a.  [Cf.  AS  fyrstig.] 
  1.  Attended  with  or  producing,  frost;  having  power  to 
  congeal  water;  cold;  freezing;  as  a  frosty  night. 
 
  2.  Covered  with  frost;  as  the  grass  is  frosty. 
 
  3.  Chill  in  affection;  without  warmth  of  affection  or 
  courage.  --Johnson. 
 
  4.  Appearing  as  if  covered  with  hoarfrost;  white; 
  gray-haired;  as  a  frosty  head.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frosty 
  adj  1:  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"  [syn: 
  {frigid},  {frozen},  {glacial},  {icy},  {wintry}] 
  2:  covered  with  frost;  "frosted  windowpanes";  "a  frosty  glass"; 
  "hedgerows  were  rimed  and  stiff  with  frost"-Wm.Faulkner 
  [syn:  {frosted},  {rimed},  {rimy}] 
  3:  pleasantly  cold  and  invigorating;  "crisp  clear  nights  and 
  frosty  mornings";  "a  nipping  wind";  "a  nippy  fall  day"; 
  "snappy  weather";  (`parky'  is  a  British  term)  [syn:  {crisp}, 
  {nipping},  {nippy},  {snappy},  {parky}] 




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