frost over(redirected from frosts 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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to become covered with frost. The windows had all frosted over in the night. The car windows frosted over.
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To become covered with frost: The blades of grass frosted over in the cold night air.
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mod. angry; annoyed. The clerk was really frosted over when I asked for a better one.
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