- white blossoms.
- the white color of snow.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to make an overwhelming impression on: The view really snowed them.
- to persuade or deceive: She was snowed into believing everything.
- to cover with or bury in snow.
- to overwhelm with a larger amount of something than can be conveniently dealt with.
- to defeat overwhelmingly.
Origin of snow
Related formssnow·less, adjectivesnow·like, adjective
Definition for snow (2 of 2)
Origin of Snow
Examples from the Web for snow
Not quite, but at one point the temperature registered 29 below zero, with 21 inches of snow.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But mostly they just walked, their faces somber, their hands shaking as the snow began to fall.Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters|Olivia Nuzzi|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was snow on the ground when I made my last trip to see Sheffield.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Snow fell lightly Wednesday as a League member standing in front of City Hall read the demands.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall|Jacob Siegel|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, just as the bill passed its first hurdle, snow flakes started to fall down on the Capitol.Quirky Reindeer Farmer Keeps Government Open for Christmas|Ben Jacobs|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sun shone brightly on the snow, which was unrelieved by a single dark object.The Young Treasure Hunter|Frank V. Webster
As I came along I had rubbed my ears with snow, which had restored circulation.Snow Shoes and Canoes|William H. G. Kingston
All around us I saw deep beds of snow, but nowhere such blocks of ice as M. Deser found upon the crest of the Jungfrau.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century|W. H. Davenport Adams
Here, on the outer edge of the road, was a gully which the wind of the day previous had partly filled with snow.The Rover Boys on Snowshoe Island|Edward Stratemeyer
There was first a thaw, then a freeze, then a snow fall which 111preserved everything.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
British Dictionary definitions for snow (1 of 2)
Derived Formssnowless, adjectivesnowlike, adjective
Word Origin for snow
British Dictionary definitions for snow (2 of 2)
Science definitions for snow
Idioms and Phrases with snow
In addition to the idioms beginning with snow
- snow job
- snow under
- pure as the driven snow