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it'll be a frosty Friday (in July)

used to indicate that something is very unlikely to happen. Canadian informal
1990 Walter Stewart Right Church, Wrong Pew It would be a frosty Friday in the middle of July before he would discuss personal affairs with the press.
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1. and frosty one n. a beer; a cold beer. I need a frosty one after all that work. Hey, dude! How bout a frosty?
2. mod. cool; really cool and mellow. That music is really frosty.

frosty one

See frosty
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References in classic literature ?
Nothing less than the frosty light of the cheerful sky, the sight of people passing beyond the bars of the court-yard gate, and the reviving influence of the rest of the bread and meat and beer, would have brought me round.
She followed him, droopingly and reluctant; for all the glow and sparkle was gone out of her figure; and whereas just before she had resembled a bright, frosty, star-gemmed evening, with a crimson gleam on the cold horizon, she now looked as dull and languid as a thaw.
Lord Pooley's eyes recovered their frosty twinkle as he looked at the little clergyman.
It was a fine day, and there was a bright, frosty sun which made the light dance in the street.
It was frosty and the air was sharp, but toward evening the sky became overcast and it began to thaw.
When age comes by and lays his frosty hands So lightly on mine eyes, that, scarce aware
March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.
He, too, remembered the lost pack and sought it, seeing the bare hills of snow and the stars glimmering overhead through the frosty darkness of night, hearing the faint answering howls from other hills as the pack assembled.
Genevieve asked, the while their footfalls rang out on the frosty air.
The night was clear and frosty, all ebony of shadow and silver of snowy slope; big stars were shining over the silent fields; here and there the dark pointed firs stood up with snow powdering their branches and the wind whistling through them.
Where he had wandered in the darkness to meet his doom we did not know, but in the frosty dawnlight he dragged himself home to die.
Leslie came over to the house of dreams one frosty October night, when moonlit mists were hanging over the harbor and curling like silver ribbons along the seaward glens.
We were walking home from the morning service, for it was a fine frosty day, and as we are so near the church, I had requested the carriage should not be used.
Through the frosty vapor could be seen workmen in short sheepskins and soft felt boots crossing the rails of the curving line.
It was a bright, frosty day, and Miss Twinkleton had already graciously sanctioned fresh air.