Origin of frog1
usage note for frog
OTHER WORDS FROM frogfroglike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH frogfrog , toad
Words nearby frog
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How to use frog in a sentence
I was expecting that the frogs might just spit out the beetles or something.Water beetles can live on after being eaten and excreted by a frog|Jonathan Lambert|August 3, 2020|Science News
Caecilians are amphibians like salamanders and frogs, but they’re often mistaken for snakes because of their long, legless bodies.Bizarre caecilians may be the only amphibians with venomous bites|Christie Wilcox|July 3, 2020|Science News
So does the blue-ringed octopus, some crabs and starfish, not to mention certain flatworms, frogs and toads.Toxic germs on its skin make this newt deadly|Erin Garcia de Jesus|June 23, 2020|Science News For Students
For instance, ketchup and frog saliva both get thinner when force is applied to them.Physicists foil classic oobleck science trick|Emily Conover|June 9, 2020|Science News For Students
Fluorescence may help salamanders and frogs find one another in low light.Lots of frogs and salamanders have a secret glow|Erin Garcia de Jesus|April 28, 2020|Science News For Students
In March, Kermit the Frog appeared with First Lady Michelle Obama at an event for military families at the White House.Muppets, Superheroes And The Politicians Who Love Them|Ben Jacobs|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over the years, Miss Piggy has been faulted for her clingy, seemingly obsessive relationship with Kermit the Frog.Miss Piggy Leans In|Erin Cunningham|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He plays Dominic Badguy, who is in cahoots with Constantine, the evil frog.Exclusive: Kermit the Frog Grills Miss Piggy About ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ Dating, and Hollywood|Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But selections aren't limited to just Franzia and Frog Eye anymore.Taking Boxed Wine Seriously: It’s Not Just for Hobos and Teenagers Anymore|Jordan Salcito|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As night fell and the frog and cricket symphony geared up for a stellar performance, we mapped out a plausible plan.My Island Vacation Exploring the Blissfully Quirky Grenadines|Condé Nast Traveler|September 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
He looked over his shoulder at Matt, then promptly jumped into the rocks and started for Frog Tanks cross-lots.
When they had toiled up the bank to a level stretch, he let the roadster out, and they went through Frog Tanks like a red streak.
Yet, be that as it might, both men vanished from Frog Tanks and were never afterward located.
His face was, moreover, mottled with dusky spots, so that he reminded the spectator of a frog or a toad.Overland|John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for frog (1 of 5)
Word Origin for frog
British Dictionary definitions for frog (2 of 5)
- the ledge or ridge at the upper end of the fingerboard of a violin, cello, etc, over which the strings pass to the tuning pegs
- the end of a violin bow that is held by the playerAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): nut