frost

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /frɒst/
  • (US) IPA: /frɔːst/ or /frɑːst/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
frost

Plural
frosts

  1. Frost is a cover of thin ice on things. Some of these are tree branches, plants, leaves, wires, poles, cars, rooftops, or windows. Frost is like dew, only frozen. Frost can be light or heavy.
    The car windows were heavy with frost.

Related words or phrases[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
frost

Third-person singular
frosts

Past tense
frosted

Past participle
frosted

Present participle
frosting

  1. To get covered with frost.
    The refrigerator frosted the glasses.
  2. To cover a cake with icing/frosting to looking like frost.
    Lilly frosted the birthday cake.
  3. To anger or annoy.
    I think the boss's decision frosted him a bit.