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Frost appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • No mists or frost, Simon.
  • Eva, can I erase, baby, mere hosts or frost, so here my babes are: in a cave?
  • 'Til I abseil frost angles, sick CID animals slam in a dickcissel: gnats or flies bail it.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun frost:


Frost is sometimes a misspelling of forest.

The word frost is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun frost

What does frost mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • frost: frosts
  • Frost: -

  1. ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
  2. weather cold enough to cause freezing
  3. the formation of frost or ice on a surface
    • lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
    • synonym of frost: icing
    • more generic words: freeze / freezing = the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
  4. United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)

Alternative definition of the noun frost


  1. A cover of minute ice crystals on objects that are exposed to the air. Some of these are tree branches, plant stems, leaves, wires, poles, vehicles, rooftops, or aircraft skin. Frost is the same process by which dew is formed except that the temperature of the frosted object is below freezing. Frost can be light or heavy.
  2. The cold weather that would cause frost as in (1) to form.

Definition of the verb frost

What does frost mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: frosted | frosting | frosts

  1. decorate with frosting
  2. provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance
    • examples: frost the glass | she frosts her hair
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: cover = provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  3. cover with frost
    • example: ice crystals frosted the glass
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: cover = provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  4. damage by frost
    • example: The icy precipitation frosted the flowers and they turned brown
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: damage = inflict damage upon


  1. "Frost" a.k.a. "Frozen" is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen, the film tells the story of a fearless princess who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged iceman, his loyal pet reindeer and a naive snowman to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
  2. "Frost" is a film, directed by Reynir Lyngdal and written by Jón Atli Jónasson.
  3. "Frost" is a 2012 short drama and sci-fi film written and directed by Jeremy Ball.
  4. "Frost" is a 1997 drama film written and directed by Fred Kelemen.
    • country: Germany
    • genre: Drama
    • released in (19 years ago)
  5. "Frost" a.k.a. "The Last International Playboy" is a 2008 American independent film directed by Steve Clark and written by Steve Clark and Thomas Moffett. The cast includes Jason Behr, Monet Mazur, Krysten Ritter, Mike Landry, India Ennenga, Lydia Hearst, Lucy Gordon, and Carlos Velazquez.


  1. "Frost" is the first novel by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in German in 1963. An English translation by Michael Hofmann was published in 2006.
    • language: German Language
    • released in (53 years ago)
  2. "Frost" is a collection of mystery stories by author Donald Wandrei. It was released in 2000 by F & B Mystery in an edition of 1,100 copies of which 100 were signed by the editor and artist and released in a slipcase with Wandrei's Three Mysteries. The stories features Wandrei's scientist detective I. V. Frost and originally appeared in the magazine Clues Detective. It collects the first 8 stories, with the final 10 to come in a subsequent volume.
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Detective fiction, Short story, Fiction, Speculative fiction, Mystery
    • subject: Suspense
    • copyright: 1983-03
    • released in (16 years ago)
  3. "Frost" is a book written by Roy Jacobsen.
    • language: Norwegian Language
    • released in (13 years ago)
    • award: - Nordic Council's Literature Prize (Norway) nomination for Roy Jacobsen


  1. Frost is a fictional Image Comics superhero. He is Gaia's son from an extramarital affair and the black sheep of the family. Aside from Gaia, each member of the family treats him with varying degrees of scorn.
  2. Frost is a fictional character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series.
    • occupation: Ninja
  3. Frost is a fictional character from the 1996 film From Dusk Till Dawn.
  4. Frost is a fictional character from the 1953 film Sawdust and Tinsel.

There are other characters with in their name, like mr frost, Dan Frost, Tom Frost, A.J. Frost, Emma Frost, Jeff Frost, Joan Frost, Kris Frost, Lane Frost, Chloe Frost, David Frost, Gabby Frost, Patty Frost, Steve Frost, Susan Frost, Deacon Frost, Jackie Frost, Joseph Frost, Justin Frost and Killer Frost.


  1. "Frost" is the second studio album by Norwegian metal band Enslaved. It was released in 1994, through Osmose Productions.
  2. "Frost" is a musical album of Monofader.
  3. "Frost" is a musical EP of Frost.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  4. "Frost" is a musical EP of Michael Mayer.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  5. "Frost" is a musical single of Not a Number.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  6. "Frost" is a musical single of Blanche as a Name.
    • released on
  7. "Frost" is a composition.
  8. "Frost" is a composition.
  9. "Frost" is a composition.
  10. "Frost" is a musical album of Michael Hoffmann.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  11. "Frost" is a musical single of Ann Bell Fell.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  12. "Frost" is a musical album of Joona Toivanen Trio.
    • released on (10 years ago)


  1. Frost: Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad, was born on June 28, 1973 in Øyer, Oppland, Norway, and is the drummer in the black metal bands Satyricon and 1349.
  2. Frost a.k.a. Ben Frost is an Australian composer and producer. He is based in Reykjavík, Iceland.
  3. Frost a.k.a. Arturo Molina, Jr.: Arturo Molina Jr., better known as Frost, is a Mexican American hip hop recording artist from East Los Angeles, California.
  4. Frost a.k.a. Asle Bjørn is a musical artist, musician.

There are other people with in their name, like Ann Frost, Dan Frost, Ian Frost, Jim Frost, Joe Frost, Jon Frost, Lee Frost, Lis Frost, Mia Frost and many others.


  1. Frost: Frost* is an English neo-progressive rock supergroup, formed in 2004 by Jem Godfrey and members of Arena, Kino, and IQ. Frost* released their first studio album, Milliontown, in 2006, before splitting up. In 2008, Godfrey reformed Frost*, adding Darwin's Radio vocalist and guitarist, Declan Burke, to the lineup, and released their second album, Experiments in Mass Appeal. The band disbanded again in 2011, to reunite later in September, after a brief hiatus.
  2. Frost is a Norwegian electronic duo consisting of Aggie Peterson and Per Martinsen. The group formed in 1997 in Tromsø, Norway with original line-up composed of Aggie Peterson and DJ Rune Lindbæk. They released their debut album "Bedsit Theories" in 1998.
  3. Frost is a musical group.
    • albums: "Cursed Again", "Talking to God", "Out in the Cold", "Frost"
  4. Frost is a musical group.
  5. Frost is a musical group.
    • albums: "Frusen trött och förbannad", "Frusna själar"
    • official website:
  6. Frost is an Australian pop rock band formed in 1997 in Melbourne. Although the band has change several drummers since its inception, they are becoming an increasingly popular independent group in Australia. Lee "Lemon" Trevena is the singer, Tim "Porn" Powne plays bass guitar, and Benny Bishop plays keyboards; as of 2002, Jerry Speiser, formerly of hit 1980s pop band Men at Work, plays drums.
  7. Frost is a musical group.
    • album: "Raise Your Fist to Metal"
  8. Frost is a musical group.
    • album: "Dark Possession"

There are other groups with in their name, like Pink Frost, April Frost, Frost Giant, Celtic Frost, Deadly Frost, Daemien Frost, Funeral Frost, Grey C. Frost, Killing Frost, Nuklear Frost, Garrison Frost, National Frost, The True Frost, Frost Apocalypse, Frost Like Ashes, First Signs of Frost and Thomas & Richard Frost.


  1. Frost is a city in Navarro County, Texas, United States. The population was 648 at the 2000 census.
  2. Frost is a city in Faribault County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 198 at the 2010 census.
  3. Frost a.k.a. Frost, West Virginia: Frost is an unincorporated community in eastern Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Frost is also home to Mountain Quest Institute.

There are other places with in their name, like Frost Farm, Frost Place, Frost Township, Frost Art Museum and Frost School of Music.


  1. Frost is the coating or deposit of ice that may form in humid air in cold conditions, usually overnight. In temperate climates it most commonly appears as fragile white crystals or frozen dew drops near the ground, but in cold climates it occurs in a greater variety of forms.
  2. Frost or freezing occurs when the temperature of air falls below the freezing point of water. This is usually measured at the height of 1.2 m above the ground surface.
    • also known as Air frost
  3. Frost is a lunar crater that is attached to the southern rim of the walled plain Landau, and lies on the far side of the Moon. Just to the east is Petropavlovskiy, and to the northeast along the edge of Landau is Razumov. The crater Douglass is located less than a crater diameter to the west-southwest.
    • also known as فروست
  4. Frost is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Frost

Phrases starting with the word Frost:

  1. Frost Up
  2. frost fish
  3. frost mist
  4. frost over
  5. frost snow
  6. frost-weed
  7. frost grape
  8. frost heave
  9. frost-bound
  10. frost heaving
  11. frost's bolete
  12. Frost-Stem Suncup
  13. Frost-Spot Corambe
  14. Frost's Gayfeather

Phrases ending with the word Frost:

  1. jack frost
  2. Gadus Frost
  3. Father Frost
  4. robert frost
  5. Silver Frost
  6. robert lee frost

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Frost

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Google previewEnvironmental Hazards Methodologies for Risk Assessment and Management (2017)

by Nicolas R. Dalezios

Frost is a meteorological phenomenon that occurs when the air temperature near the earth's surface drops to 0°C...

Google previewFrost Survival of Plants (2012)

Responses and Adaptation to Freezing Stress by Akira Sakai, Walter Larcher

Frost is a condition in which temperatures fall below 0°C. The process of solidification of water and the formation of ice in...

Ground frost is an important phenomenon in stress ecology: not only does it limit the survival of underground organs of ...

Google previewEllavut / Our Yup'ik World and Weather (2013)

Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast by Ann Fienup-Riordan, Alice Rearden

Frost is a sign that the water is about to freeze and cold weather is near.

Google previewNeighbor Blood (1996)

Poems by Richard Frost

Frost is a remarkable poet, a storyteller of colloquial surety who greets the reader with respect and intimacy. . .

Google previewInterpretation of Micromorphological Features of Soils and Regoliths (2010)

by Georges Stoops, Vera Marcelino, Florias Mees

Frost is a temperature-driven desiccation which can open shrinking fissures in the still unfrozen substratum (Van Vliet-Lanoe ̈, 1985). In freezing grounds, the segregation of ice develops by migration of pore solution to the freezing front.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

Frost and J. Theo K loprogge .......... 5361 Thermodynamics of Clay Surfaces / Ae'cio Pereira Chagas and ...

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

One or more of the following circumstances may be most probably considered as causing it; frost, insects, the planting from sets of unripe and large potatoes, the planting in old and exhausted grounds, and too near the surface, or the small ...

Google previewThe new universal English dictionary. Buchanan (1776)

by Nathan Bailey

FROST (Fprr-c, Sax. and Dan.) an excessive cold state of the weather, whereby the motion and fluidity of liquors is suspended ; or that slate of the air, er.-, whereby fluids art converted into ice. A hoar-frost is generated, when the vapours near ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)

by John Marius Wilson

FROST. The name we give to that state of our atmosphere in which water is changed into ice. See FREEZING. The degree of temperature at which this takes place, is called the freezing point. See FREEZING Poms. The cold air draws from ...

Google previewSinhalese English Dictionary (1982)

by B. Clough

frost, cold; dew, snow, thicket, jungle, snowy season; moon, camphor, [Colloq. ogcSl kapuru]; sandal wood tree, santalum album, [Colloquial: esgef sandutt] ; Himalaya mountains; boundary: see fi®j simd. )®®C> Himakala, s.

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Quotes about Frost

The frost is on the pumpkin
and the scarecrows taken down.
The bleakness of the winter
is coming to my town.
The fowl are flying V shapes
to warmer climes than here
for the frost is on the pumpkin.
Soon icicles will appear. (Edwina Reizer)
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Scrabble value of F4R1O1S1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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