- 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.
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Origin of snow
OTHER WORDS FROM snowsnowless, adjectivesnowlike, adjective
Words nearby snow
Definition for snow (2 of 2)
Origin of Snow
Example sentences from the Web for snow
Even I learned some new bits, such as the glorious aside Baggott drily delivers that Francis Bacon died from pneumonia that he contracted from stuffing a dead chicken with snow to see if it would preserve it.Your Guide to the Many Meanings of Quantum Mechanics - Facts So Romantic|Sabine Hossenfelder|September 3, 2020|Nautilus
The slim, 1-inch body fits easily in a pocket, and with an IP rating of 68, the light won’t let you down in rain, sleet, or snow.Flashlights for emergency scenarios and outdoor fun|PopSci Commerce Team|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
Spring arrived, as always in the Kashmir Valley, with melting snow and blossoming chinar trees.How India became the world’s leader in internet shutdowns|Katie McLean|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
His graduate research focused on the glacially carved lakes surrounding California’s Mount Shasta — a setting that gave Priscu, after a childhood in the Mojave Desert, full-on exposure to snow and ice.He Found ‘Islands of Fertility’ Beneath Antarctica’s Ice|Steve Nadis|July 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Bright snow and ice reflect much of the incoming radiation from the sun.4 ways to put the 100-degree Arctic heat record in context|Carolyn Gramling|July 1, 2020|Science News
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
“I think there's too much snow in Finland at the present time,” he announces.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because the American film industry is based in the sun bleached sands of Southern California, movies rarely feature snow.Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree|Rich Goldstein|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To advance in such circumstances was out of the question, he therefore set about building a miniature hut of snow.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall apace, and sendeth forth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
At the foot of the pass, the valley widened a little, though still with steep, snow-capped cliffs crowding it on either side.
I would not just then have traded off that steamboat for several square miles of snow-capped sublimity.
She may be as chaste as unsunned snow, she is certainly as cold: but for warm, inspiring virtue!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for snow (1 of 2)
Derived forms of snowsnowless, adjectivesnowlike, adjective
Word Origin for snow
British Dictionary definitions for snow (2 of 2)
Scientific 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