Meaning of SNOW in English

■ noun

1》 atmospheric water vapour frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer.

↘( ~s ) falls of ~.

2》 a mass of flickering white spots on a television or radar screen, caused by interference or a poor signal.

3》 informal cocaine.

■ verb

1》 ( it ~s , it is ~ing , etc.) ~ falls.

↘( be ~ed in/up ) be confined or blocked by a large quantity of ~.

2》 ( be ~ed under ) be overwhelmed with a large quantity of something, especially work.

3》 N. Amer. informal mislead or charm with elaborate and insincere words.


~ily adverb

~iness noun

~less adjective

~y adjective ( ~ier , ~iest ).


OE snāw , of Gmc origin.

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