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frosty

adjective uk   /ˈfrɒs.ti/ us    /ˈfrɑː.sti/
very cold, with a thin layer of white ice covering everything: Be careful - the pavements are very frosty. It was a cold and frosty morning.Snow and iceCold If someone, or someone's behaviour, is frosty, they are unfriendly and not welcoming: He gave me a frosty look. The chairperson's plan received a frosty reception from the committee.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
frostiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
(Definition of frosty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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