Obsolete. from; back.
Idioms about fro
to and fro, alternating from one place to another; back and forth: The trees were swaying to and fro in the wind.
Other definitions for 'fro (2 of 2)
shortened form of Afro.
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How to use fro in a sentence
From Mad Men's Jon Hamm to Gossip Girl's Ed Westwick, torso-fros are (finally) making a comeback.
Oscillations, again, are surgings to and fro: the crystal tends to let the "tos" go through and to stop the "fros."The Romance of War Inventions | Thomas W. Corbin
Dar wuz a ring out yonder on de grass de fust thing dis mawnin', en de fros' ain' never so much ez teched it.The Builders | Ellen Glasgow
"Dar's gwine ter be er killin' fros' fo' mawnin'," said Moses, his teeth chattering from the draught let in by the opening door.The Voice of the People | Ellen Glasgow
He had allowed it to grow upon Joe Lamont's assertion that "de wheesker, she's help keep hout de fros', Bagosh."Burned Bridges | Bertrand W. Sinclair
For there are windings, and tos and fros, in His ways, which blind bodies like us cannot see.Letters of Samuel Rutherford | Samuel Rutherford
British Dictionary definitions for fro (1 of 2)
back or from: See to and fro
British Dictionary definitions for fro (2 of 2)
short for Afro
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Other Idioms and Phrases with fro
see to and fro.
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