[ shahrp-freez ]

verb (used with object),sharp-froze, sharp-fro·zen, sharp-freez·ing.

Origin of sharp-freeze

First recorded in 1940–45

Words Nearby sharp-freeze Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sharp-freeze in a sentence

  • When the Bureau predicts a sharp freeze, the farmers build small fires in their orchards, or turn on a good deal of water.

    How We are Fed | James Franklin Chamberlain
  • A sharp freeze before the leaves expect it often cuts them off before they are ripe.

    Trees Worth Knowing | Julia Ellen Rogers