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English definition of “frosty”


adjective     /ˈfrɒsti/
COLD very cold, with a thin layer of white ice covering everything: a frosty morningIceColdSnow and ice
NOT FRIENDLY not friendly: She gave me a very frosty look.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
(Definition of frosty adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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