1. to treat in a distant manner.
|Artie (1963) 42: The guy you was goin’ to frost. Have you wrote to him?|
|Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum II n.p.: On the deal level I am sore of heart, For nifty Mame has frosted me complete.|
|Shorty McCabe on the Job 261: She was fixin’ to frost him at the start.|
|letter 10 May in Selected Letters (2014) 74: David O. Selznick seems to be frosting us, we can frost him back for awhile.|
2. to anger; to cause coolness in relations.
|Artie (1963) 85: Rutherford Hayes Blanchard—wouldn’t that name frost you?|
|(con. 1950) Band of Brothers 3: What frosts me is, we already got the best skipper in the division [...] and they gotta send us a pogue to put over him.|
|Current Sl. V:4 12: Frost, v. To anger.|
|Alice in La-La Land (1999) 161: What was frosting her ass was the fact that he was queering her pitch.|
|Street Talk 2 37: Yeah, she could really bust a move [...] every time I tried jaw jackin’ with Miss Thang, she got so frosted that I fin’lly jus’ folded.|
3. (US campus) to shock; esp. in phr. wouldn’t that frost you.
|Checkers 146: He expressed a desire to be ‘good and damned if that ride would n’t frost a cigar-sign Indian.’.|
|By Bolo and Krag 183: A fresh rube non-com butts in and corals the whole herd of skirts [...] Wouldn’t that frost you for a minute?|
|Taking the Count 119: ‘Well, wouldnt that frost you?’ he murmured. ‘Wouldn’t that frost you?’.‘The Spotted Sheep’ in|
|(con. early 1950s) Valhalla 268: Wouldn’t that frost their balls, he thought, when he didn’t show up till they got back?|
|inReturn of the B 8: It was the kind of derogatory way that he said it — I don’t know whether he meant it or not, but that frosted me a little bit.|