verb (used without object)
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Origin of sleet
Example sentences from the Web for sleet
Over the next hour or we could see some lingering snow and sleet pivot back through our northern and western areas but little or no additional accumulation is expected.
Further north and west in Carroll, Frederick, Loudoun and northern Fauquier counties, and points north and west are where more significant accumulations of snow, sleet and freezing rain will make roads hazardous during the afternoon into evening.
Melted snowflakes spend a longer time falling through subfreezing air, allowing them time to freeze into pellets of sleet.
The deeper, colder part of the air mass was situated across the District’s northwestern suburbs, where 3 to 5 inches of snow accumulated, mixing with sleet.
The “overrunning” situation generated a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain for several hours along the Interstate 95 corridor.
He bent his head to the sleeting blast and darted down the middle of the street to Second Avenue.Flamsted quarries|Mary E. Waller
Muriel turned to look out of the window toward the town, but all that she could see was the grey, sleeting, wind-driven rain.Rilla of the Lighthouse|Grace May North
It was an awful night, raining and sleeting—but he took no notice of the weather.Heart and Science|Wilkie Collins
It had been sleeting and the pavements here and there were still icy.Philip Dru: Administrator|Edward Mandell House
Blow this climate, it's always sleeting and raining in this rotten hole!The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 2|Johannes Scotus