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frost (someone)

To cause someone to become angry, agitated, or annoyed. My sister really frosted me by using the last of my shampoo—again!
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frosted

Angry, agitated, or annoyed. I'm frosted because you used the last of my shampoo—again!
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frost over

To become coated with a thin layer of ice. If the ground frosts over tonight, we'll have a much harder time digging into it tomorrow.
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frost up

1. To become coated with a thin layer of ice. If the ground frosts up tonight, we'll have a much harder time digging into it tomorrow.
2. To cause something to become coated with a thin layer of ice. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "frost" and "up." I'm worried that the cold temperatures tonight will frost the ground up.
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frost over

to become covered with frost. The windows had all frosted over in the night. The car windows frosted over.
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frosted (over)

Sl. angry; annoyed. The clerk was really frosted over when I asked for a better one. Why was he so frosted?
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frost over

v.
To become covered with frost: The blades of grass frosted over in the cold night air.
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frost up

v.
1. To become covered with frost: The windows frosted up quickly when the temperature dropped.
2. To cause something to become covered with frost: The freezing air frosted up the windows. Our breath frosted the mirrors up.
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frost

tv. to make someone angry. (see also frosted (over).) The little car frosted me by zooming into my parking place.

frosted (over)

mod. angry; annoyed. The clerk was really frosted over when I asked for a better one.
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frosted

verb
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That might sound like some of the trends coming out of Europe now, but as Fischer points out, Celtic Frost utilized those elements in their music 20 years ago.
This covering works in two ways: it seals in the heat of the day and protects the leaves against heavy frost at night.
The frost flowers act as wicks, drawing the liquid into their petal-like crystals.
As with McGee, it'd be easy to laud Frost for his "authenticity": his skill in not only making the streets into his studio but also channeling the energy and misfortunes of contemporary urban life into gallery works.
I have chosen as a case in point the literary interaction of Brown and Frost, using their only personal meeting - an occasion so poignant that it almost appears the archetypal example of "literary influence.
Stir green food color into reserved frosting; frost outside of 1 cone with green frosting.
The cake will be easier to frost if you freeze the cut pieces (uncovered) about an hour before frosting.
Before the frost, almost everything was green and flourishing.
The persona Robert Frost presented to the public was that of an amiable hayseed with a twinkle in his eye: a Yankee nature poet masquerading as a snowy-haired New England farmer.