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blizzard

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noun bliz·zard \ˈbli-zərd\

Simple Definition of blizzard

  • : a severe snowstorm that goes on for a long time

  • : a large amount of something that comes suddenly

Full Definition of blizzard

  1. 1 :  a long severe snowstorm

  2. 2 :  an intensely strong cold wind filled with fine snow

  3. 3 :  an overwhelming rush or deluge <a blizzard of mail around the holidays>

bliz·zardy play \ˈbli-zər-dē\ also bliz·zard·ly play \-ˌzərd-lē\ adjective

Examples of blizzard

  1. We were snowed in by a raging blizzard.



Origin of blizzard

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1870

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