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adjective, noun, plural 'fros. Informal.
  1. Afro.
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Origin of 'fro

First recorded in 1970–75; by shortening
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  • For there are windings, and tos and fros, in His ways, which blind bodies like us cannot see.

    Letters of Samuel Rutherford

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Oscillations, again, are surgings to and fro: the crystal tends to let the "tos" go through and to stop the "fros."

  • "Dar's gwine ter be er killin' fros' fo' mawnin'," said Moses, his teeth chattering from the draught let in by the opening door.

  • Reckin I'll have ter wait till after fros', an' fotch her a real good one.'

  • Pendulums do not reach the repose of the mean without many tos and fros.