Frostiness Frost"i*ness, n. State or quality of being frosty. [1913 Webster]

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  • frostiness — frosty ► ADJECTIVE (frostier, frostiest) 1) (of the weather) very cold with frost forming on surfaces. 2) cold and unfriendly. DERIVATIVES frostily adverb frostiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • frostiness — noun see frosty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • frostiness — See frostily. * * * …   Universalium

  • frostiness — noun The quality of being frosty …   Wiktionary

  • frostiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Extreme lack of warmth: frigidity, frigidness, gelidity, gelidness, iciness, wintriness. See HOT …   English dictionary for students

  • frostiness — frost·i·ness || frÉ”stɪnɪs / frÉ’s n. coldness, chilliness; state of being frosty or covered with frost; coldness of attitude, unfriendliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frostiness — frost·i·ness …   English syllables

  • frostiness — See: frosty …   English dictionary

  • frostiness — noun 1. coldness as evidenced by frost • Derivationally related forms: ↑frosty • Hypernyms: ↑coldness, ↑cold, ↑low temperature, ↑frigidity, ↑frigidness 2. a silvery white color …   Useful english dictionary

  • frosty — [[t]frɒ̱sti, AM frɔ͟ːsti[/t]] frostier, frostiest 1) ADJ GRADED If the weather is frosty, the temperature is below freezing., frosty nights. Syn: icy 2) ADJ GRADED You describe the ground or an object as frosty when it is covered with… …   English dictionary

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