- Obsolete. from; back.
- to and fro, alternating from one place to another; back and forth: The trees were swaying to and fro in the wind.
Origin of fro
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
March 19, 2014
Fro yo is supposed to be healthier because it has fewer calories.Frozen-Yogurt Shops Are Everywhere, but We Are Nowhere Near Saturation
July 19, 2013
The miner does that journey to and fro, and sandwiched in between there are seven and a half hours of savage work.Thatcher's Economic Legacy
April 8, 2013
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
March 13, 2012
Her trademark long blond bangs strike out at odd angles, whirling to and fro as she speaks.Tristane Banon Takes a Victory Lap
October 24, 2011
The Mastodon rocked to and fro on his huge feet, embarrassedly.The Trail Book
Now—there stood the wall, there stood the ash-trees and their tops were waving to and fro.What Sami Sings with the Birds
The whole current of the company's traffic to and fro passed under my eye.In the Valley
There was a great passing to and fro in Vicksburg, but its lights were dim.The Rock of Chickamauga
Joseph A. Altsheler
You had better not come to and fro, but wait till you hear from me.'The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby
- back or fromSee to and fro
- short for Afro
Word Origin and History for fro
"away, backwards," c.1200, North English and Scottish dialectal fra, Midlands dialect fro, from Old Norse fra "from" (see from).
Idioms and Phrases with fro
see to and fro.