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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.
See also: Friday, frosty

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.
See also: Friday, frosty


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
See also: frosty, one
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It was sobering enough to stand in the chilly frostiness of a November morning and look down a quarter-mile row.
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And like Brook, Neidhardt opted for unrelieved austerity and frostiness.
I would think there'd be some frostiness," he says.
The President's initial disdain for the singer's letter is evident, but this frostiness melts as Nixon discovers that his visitor empathises about the insidious influence of the media and shares his withering opinion of The Beatles.
Our working relationship was ultra-professional and his frostiness drove me to become a better player.
Meanwhile, Kush can't work out what's behind his girlfriend's latest bout of frostiness, until a tipsy Stacey lets him on the secret.
Both played down their mutual dislike in the build-up, but the frostiness was clear.
Both men played down their mutual dislike in the build-up to Monday's clash but the frostiness was clear last night.