Origin of fro
adjective, noun, plural 'fros. Informal.
Origin of 'fro
Examples from the Web for fro
GETTING TO AND FRO: American Airlines offers nonstop flights to Madrid from New York, Miami, and Dallas.Rodrigo de la Calle Is Spain’s Vegetable Whisperer|Kara Cutruzzula|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fro yo is supposed to be healthier because it has fewer calories.Frozen-Yogurt Shops Are Everywhere, but We Are Nowhere Near Saturation|Daniel Gross|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The miner does that journey to and fro, and sandwiched in between there are seven and a half hours of savage work.
His anti-choice credentials—critical to the religious right—have swayed to and fro like the autumn leaves in New England.Cheesy Grits, Y’all: In Defense of Mitt Romney’s Political Pandering|Hank Sheinkopf|March 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her trademark long blond bangs strike out at odd angles, whirling to and fro as she speaks.
Great numbers of people are passing to and fro, an excess of the feminine element being generally observable.
Men ran to and fro shouting, no one seeming to know what to do.Larry Dexter's Great Search|Howard R. Garis
It is not a mere sprinkling that will do; it requires a forcible dashing to and fro, and that often repeated, to be effectual.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
Grave, elderly men moved noiselessly to and fro, or sat in meditative silence in deep arm-chairs.The Man Upstairs|P. G. Wodehouse
And as they stood thus listening, each with an arm locked in an arm of the other, the South Wind gently swayed them to and fro.Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children|Mabel Powers
Word Origin for fro
noun plural fros or 'fros
"away, backwards," c.1200, North English and Scottish dialectal fra, Midlands dialect fro, from Old Norse fra "from" (see from).
see to and fro.