frozen

frozen
[[t]fro͟ʊz(ə)n[/t]]
1) Frozen is the past participle of freeze.
2) ADJ If the ground is frozen it has become very hard because the weather is very cold.

It was bitterly cold now and the ground was frozen hard.

...the frozen bleakness of the Far North.

3) ADJ: usu ADJ n Frozen food has been preserved by being kept at a very low temperature.

Frozen fish is a very healthy convenience food.

...frozen desserts like ice cream.

4) ADJ (emphasis) If you say that you are frozen, or a part of your body is frozen, you are emphasizing that you feel very cold.

He put one hand up to his frozen face...

I'm frozen to the bone out here.

PHRASE: v-link PHR Frozen stiff means the same as frozen.

It was cold and damp; he pulled up his collar and was aware of being frozen stiff.

5) ADJ: oft ADJ in/with n If you describe someone as frozen, you mean that their body is fixed in a particular position, for example because they are very worried or afraid.

One boy, aged about 11, looks frozen with fright...

Katherine was frozen in horror.


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