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frosty

adjective     /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     /-nəs/ noun [U] Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
(Definition of frosty adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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