- 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 snowsnow·less, adjectivesnow·like, adjective
Words nearby snow
British Dictionary definitions for snow under (1 of 2)
Derived forms of snowsnowless, adjectivesnowlike, adjective
Word Origin for snow
British Dictionary definitions for snow under (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for snow under
Idioms and Phrases with snow under (1 of 2)
Overwhelm, overpower, as in I can't go; I'm just snowed under with work, or We were snowed under by more votes than we could have anticipated. This expression alludes to being buried in snow. [Late 1800s]
Idioms and Phrases with snow under (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with snow
- snow job
- snow under
- pure as the driven snow