Meaning of frost

frost

Pronunciation: (frôst, frost), [key]
—v.t.
  1. to cover with frost.
  2. to give a frostlike surface to (glass, metal, etc.).
  3. to ice (a cake, cookies, etc.).
  4. to bleach selected strands of (a person's hair) in order to create highlights.
  5. to kill or injure by frost: a freezing rain that badly frosted the tomato plants.
  6. to make angry: I was frosted by his critical comment.
—v.i.
  1. to become covered with frost or freeze (often fol. by up or over): The windshield has frosted over.
  2. (of varnish, paint, etc.) to dry with a film resembling frost.

Frost

Pronunciation: (frôst, frost), [key]
  1. 1874–1963, U.S. poet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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