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snowslide

[ snoh-slahyd ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌslaɪd /
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noun

an avalanche consisting largely or entirely of snow.

RELATED WORDS

avalanche, mudslide, flood, barrage, landslide, torrent, deluge, inundation, landslip

Nearby words

snowshoe cat, snowshoe hare, snowshoe hare virus, snowshoe rabbit, snowshoes, snowslide, snowstorm, snowsuit, snowtubing, snowy, snowy egret
Also especially British, snow-slip [snoh-slip] /ˈsnoʊˌslɪp/.

Origin of snowslide

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; snow + slide
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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