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it'll be a frosty Friday

It is unlikely or impossible (that something will ever occur). Sometimes followed by "in Hell," or "in July" or other hot places or times to add more emphasis. It'll be a frosty Friday when I sign over the lease of my land to you. It will be a frosty Friday in July before the two parties agree to anything.
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a frosty one

A cold glass, can, or bottle of beer. There's nothing better than a couple frosty ones after a hard day's work. Pass me another frosty one there, Jim.
See also: frosty, one

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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Dostoyevsky believed that go-for-brake betting, whatever the game, was more "poetic" than frostily measuring the odds "like a German.
TSO violist Gary Labovitz frostily replied that it certainly would not be.
In a possible reflection of the years of enmity between the two countries, the meeting began frostily as Clinton and Jo did not shake hands while posing for photographers.
Coordination" on the IGC was not on the agenda of the meeting in Tallinn, one diplomat told European Report frostily.
After Swiss star Hingis won 6-2, 6-3 in Melbourne, the unseeded French player shook hands frostily, both barely looking at each other and skipping the traditional peck on the cheek.
In fact, he could get rather tetchy in her defense, as when, having taken Howells's A Modern Instance as a general assault on divorcees (which Fanny had once been), he frostily informed Howells that he wanted "to know no one who considers himself holier than my wife.
But when Bracciano does indeed turn up, Monticelso tries frostily to eject him -- to `Forbeare my Lord, here is no place assing'd [sic] you' (III.
Dads who would slap each other's backs at the car wash nod furtively in passing; moms who slogged in tandem through the fundraising committee stare frostily past each other.
I went snuffling home at an hour when no one my age was in sight, anticipating further body blows from my mother, who had already told me frostily that if I couldn't learn to keep my mouth shut there were people who would eventually do the job for me.
It did so, in fact, for more than 10 years after the acquisition, frostily resisting any attempt at integration into worldwide product-focused divisions.
Reading a newspaper will be quite sufficient, thank you very much," I told him frostily.
Not knowing what was said at these meetings gives Buffini free rein to imagine the best--and worst--of the women's often frostily well-mannered, polite behavior.
The author adds, a little frostily, that she can imagine a teenaged Morgan watching Joan in The Stud and finding the experience wholly satisfying (although she puts it in less printable terms).