Meaning of BLIZZARD in English

ˈblizə(r)d noun

( -s )

Etymology: origin unknown

1. archaic : a shot or volley of shots


a. : a severe and prolonged snowstorm

b. : an intensely strong cold wind filled with fine snow

3. : something likened to a blizzard of snow

a blizzard of volcanic ash

especially : a sudden outbreak : unexpected occurrence : rash

a blizzard of damage suits

the blizzard of bureaus that swirls around our nation's capital — T.W.Arnold

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.