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Frosty vs Subzero - What's the difference?

frosty | subzero |

As a proper noun frosty

is a generic name for a snowman.

As an adjective subzero is

less than zero, most commonly used to refer to temperature.

frosty

English

Adjective

(er)
  • 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.

    subzero

    English

    Alternative forms

    *sub-zero

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Less than zero, most commonly used to refer to temperature.