jack frost

jack frost
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [jak frawst, frost]
    • /dʒæk frɔst, frɒst/
    • /dʒæk frɒst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jak frawst, frost]
    • /dʒæk frɔst, frɒst/

Definitions of jack frost words

  • noun jack frost frost or freezing cold personified. 1
  • noun jack frost a personification of frost or winter 0
  • noun jack frost frost or cold weather personified 0

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Origin of jack frost

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
First recorded in 1815-25

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Parts of speech for Jack frost


jack frost popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

jack frost usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for jack frost

noun jack frost

  • frost — Robert (Lee) 1874–1963, U.S. poet.
  • hoarfrost — frost (def 2).
  • gelidity — The state or quality of being gelid.
  • gelidness — The state or quality of being gelid.
  • winter — the cold season between autumn and spring in northern latitudes (in the Northern Hemisphere from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox; in the Southern Hemisphere from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox).

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