frostiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n frostiness a silvery-white color
    • n frostiness coldness as evidenced by frost
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Frostiness State or quality of being frosty.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n frostiness The state or quality of being frosty; freezing cold.
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
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    “My age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly.”

Usage

In literature:

Everything seemed frosty and pinched, just as the cutting air did after the warm balminess of California.
"The Turtles of Tasman" by Jack London
Save Frosty's cheery voice encouraging the invisible pack to 'wind him!
"Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" by R. S. Surtees
A brisk wind was blowing, and the moon, a young, frosty moon was bright.
"The Man and the Moment" by Elinor Glyn
The wide landscape, the frosty air, the tinkle of tiny icicles, and, out of the quiet of the falling twilight, the voice of the quail!
"Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools" by Various
He heard no more shouts; the frosty air was very still.
"Pembroke" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
It was a frosty morning.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He moved across the frosty rock to the nearest door.
"The Harbor Master" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
Up the aisle marched Dangerfield, not abating his pace, but with a swift and bracing clatter, like a man taking a frosty constitutional walk.
"The House by the Church-Yard" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
He stumbled to the door, opening it on the still woods and the frosty stars.
"Christmas Stories And Legends" by Various
The household was barely astir when I awoke next morning and there was a frosty air.
"The Story of Bawn" by Katharine Tynan
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In poetry:

Shepherd, if I fall and lie
Moaning in the frosty wind,
Yet, I know, I shall not die—
Thou wilt miss me—and wilt find!
"Written For One In Sore Pain" by George MacDonald
If all the world were sought so far,
Who could find such a wight?
Her beauty twinkleth like a star
Within the frosty night.
"A Praise of his Lady" by Anonymous British
On a starry, wintry night,
Frosty and cold was the air,
And the lowly vale where Bethlehem stood,
Looked bleak, and barren and bare.
"The Christ Child" by Mary Weston Fordham
The summer folk, fled back to town;
The green woods changed to red and brown;
A sound upon the frosty air
Of windows closing everywhere.
"Songs Of A Country Home" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Yet when the panes are frosty-starred,
And twilight's fire is gleaming,
I hear the songs of Scotland's bard
Sound softly through my dreaming!
"A Memory" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The evening-coloured apple-trees
Are faint with July's frosty breath.
But lo! this stranger getteth ease,
And shines amidst the strays of Death.
"Moss on a Wall" by Henry Kendall

In news:

I've never seen "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" or "Frosty the Snowman.".
Santa and Frosty are coming to Pump It Up of Great Neck for a very special holiday visit.
Waves the size of small mountains are the most dramatic elements in "Chasing Mavericks," an otherwise melodramatic film based on the lives of surfing legend Jay Moriarty, and his mentor, Frosty Hesson.
Holiday TV, from 'Frosty' to ' Miracle '.
Matt Zaffino says another frosty night is on the way Tuesday, as overnight temperatures dip toward freezing.
Frosty is a regular guest on KGAB's Morning Zone with Dave Chaffin Mondays at 7AM MDT.
Orchid societies participating in the show include: A&P Orchids , New Earth Orchids , Frosty Hollow Orchids , and more.
Some of the orchid societies participating in the show include New Earth Orchids , Frosty Hollow Orchids , A&P Orchids and more.
Jones and Frosty Lead The Way Around La Palma .
Frosty nights and cool days until we warm dramatically for the weekend.
West admits to frosty relationship with Phil Jackson.
Kick off your party with a frosty mojito, margarita, sangria, or juicy aqua fresca.
Many Israelis are worried about how the frosty first-term relationship will affect Obama's actions during his second term.
You want to do something festive and fun and what's more festive and fun than good old fashioned lemonade and a frosty root beer float.
Frosty the Snowman has transitioned to Sharon the Snow woman complete with carrot nose and coal nipples.
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