frosting
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfɹɒst.ɪŋ/
Noun

frosting

  1. A sugary coating for cakes and other baked goods.
    • 1914, Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna Grows Up, [https://web.archive.org/web/20140811201712/http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=%2Ftexts%2Fenglish%2Fmodeng%2Fpublicsearch%2Fmodengpub.o2w pages 38–39]:
      “ […] Cities aren’t like frosted cake — and, anyhow, even the cake didn’t keep very well. I tried it, and it dried up, ’specially the frosting. I reckon the time to take frosting and good times is while they are going; so I want to see all I can now while I’m here.”
  2. A layer of frost.
  3. The theft of a car while it is left unattended, especially when its engine is left running in the winter to defrost the car.
Synonyms Translations Verb
  1. present participle of frost#English|frost



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