- 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
Definition for snow (2 of 2)
Origin of Snow
Example sentences from the Web for snow
The highest concentration of microplastics — 119,000 pieces per cubic meter — was in snow from Everest Base Camp, where climbers congregate, but plastic pieces also appeared at a spot 8,440 meters above sea level, near the 8,850-meter summit.Plastics are showing up in the world’s most remote places, including Mount Everest|Carolyn Wilke|November 20, 2020|Science News
You’ll come for the empty glades—this independently owned resort in the Selkirk Mountains has some of the best tree skiing around—and an average of 300-plus inches of snow per year.10 Ski Areas Where You Can Camp in the Parking Lot|Megan Michelson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
Here’s your chance to let us know how much snow you think will fall this winter by filling out the form below.How much snow will fall in D.C. this winter? Enter our competition.|Jason Samenow|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Together, these areas contain the largest volume of snow and ice outside of Earth’s polar regions.Surprising long-haul dust and tar are melting high glaciers|Sid Perkins|November 17, 2020|Science News For Students
There is less snow cover that might make a brown owl stand out, and browner owls hide better in brown trees.
It was snowing outside, and he heard a knocking at his door.Denmark Has a Riveting New Drama Starring Mads Mikkelsen|Marlow Stern|July 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It has been snowing for days, and at night temperatures in this mountain hamlet plummet far below zero.
By the time we unloaded our bags at the curb, it was snowing heavily.
The attack is always directed to the creative mind, and when we take note as we do today, it always seems to be snowing.
It is snowing, but the runway at Midway Airport has been swept and the pilots commit to a landing.
It was snowing when she left the church, and it snowed hard all the afternoon and until far into the night.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
My God, how bitter the cold is; it is snowing in great heaps, and I forgot to make your fire, madame.
I will wait under the arcade there until it stops snowing, as I have some business to attend to in that locality.
It was snowing with a vengeance when we came out—large flakes half as big as a shilling, and in places already a foot deep.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
We ascended a hill and galloped on until about ten o'clock; it was snowing hard all the time.
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