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Frosty vs Snowy - What's the difference?

frosty | snowy |

As adjectives the difference between frosty and snowy

is that frosty is cold, chilly while snowy is covered with snow.




  • Cold, chilly.
  • The air was frosty ; I could see my breath and walked quickly with my hands in my pockets.
    I'd like a frosty milkshake.
  • Having frost on it.
  • The frosty pumpkin is the sign of the end of the growing season, soon the greenery will wither and harvest end for the year.
  • (figuratively) Having an aloof or inhospitable manner.
  • After the divorce, she was civil but frosty to her ex.




  • Covered with snow.
  • snowy hills
  • Resembling snow.
  • a snowy beard
  • When snow is falling.
  • a snowy day


    * (covered with snow ): besnowed, snow-covered * (white as snow ): (as) white as snow, snow-white

    Derived terms

    * snowily * snowiness * snowy auk * snowy egret * snowy falcon * snowy hare * snowy heron * snowyish * snowy lemming * * snowy orchid * snowy owl * snowy pear * snowy petrel * snowy plover * * snowy tree cricket