Froggy
Froggy Frog"gy, a. Abounding in frogs. --Sherwood. [1913 Webster]

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  • Froggy — may refer to:*Frog, especially a diminutive version *An ethnic slur to describe the French * Froggy Went a Courtin , an alternative title to an English language folk song *Froggy the Gremlin, a character on the Buster Brown Gang radio show and… …   Wikipedia

  • froggy — 1610s, full of frogs, from FROG (Cf. frog) (1) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Meaning frog like is from 1837. As a disparaging term for a Frenchman, from 1872. Related: Frogginess …   Etymology dictionary

  • froggy — [frô′gē] adj. froggier, froggiest of or characteristic of a frog …   English World dictionary

  • froggy — 1. noun a) A frog. This little froggy took a big leap b) A Frenchman. This little froggy took a small 2. adjective Froglike …   Wiktionary

  • froggy — /frog ee, fraw gee/, adj., froggier, froggiest. 1. of or characteristic of a frog. 2. abounding in frogs. 3. marked by a slight hoarseness, resembling a frog s croak: the old prospector s froggy voice. [1605 15; FROG1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • froggy — adj American aggressive, willing to fight. This item of black street talk of the 1990s was proba bly derived from the phrase feel froggy rather than vice versa …   Contemporary slang

  • froggy — frog•gy [[t]ˈfrɒg i, ˈfrɔ gi[/t]] adj. gi•er, gi•est 1) of or characteristic of a frog: a froggy voice[/ex] 2) abounding in frogs • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • froggy — Ⅰ. frog [1] ► NOUN 1) a tailless amphibian with a short squat body and very long hind legs for leaping. 2) (Frog) informal, derogatory a French person. ● have a frog in one s throat Cf. ↑have a frog in one s throat …   English terms dictionary

  • FROGGY — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or like a frog or frogs. 2 a cold as a frog. b abounding in frogs. 3 Brit. sl. offens. French. n. (Froggy) (pl. ies) sl. derog. a Frenchman …   Useful english dictionary

  • froggy — Synonyms and related words: amphibian, anguine, batrachian, colubriform, crawling, creeping, crocodilian, lizardlike, ophidian, repent, reptant, reptile, reptilelike, reptilian, reptiliform, reptiloid, saurian, serpentiform, serpentile,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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