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frozen

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrəʊzn
 
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Definition of frozen in English:

adjective

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1(Of a liquid) having turned into ice as a result of extreme cold.
Example sentences
  • The wily battery commander had hammered his guns into the frozen Vistula River.
  • Often in the winter we would wake up to frost on our quilts and frozen buckets of water in the kitchen.
  • It's going to be unreasonable like frozen hot chocolate on a snowy day.
1.1Covered or rigid with ice: frozen wastes
More example sentences
  • The plane, tipped over on its back, was in a remarkable state of preservation courtesy of the frozen environment.
  • The most memorable scene is where the gang chase Atanarjuat for kilometres through a frozen world.
  • Try winter in Matanuska Valley, Alaska, where frozen lake golf rules.
1.2(Of food) stored at a very low temperature in order to preserve it: frozen fish
More example sentences
  • Strange aisle layout, food in odd places, sausagemeat in the frozen foods.
  • We now buy in bulk from producers in Kent rather than from frozen food outlets. "
  • For now, substitute some dried or frozen parsley.
1.3(Used hyperbolically) very cold: the wind whistled in my hair, and I was absolutely frozen
More example sentences
  • This was not only a failed exercise in damage limitation on the park, but climatic survival for a frozen audience on arguably the coldest day of the season.
Synonyms
freezing, very cold, chilled, chilled to the bone/marrow/core, numb with cold, numb, numbed, frozen stiff;
informal frozen to death

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