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sleet

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noun \ˈslēt\

Simple Definition of sleet

  • : frozen or partly frozen rain

Full Definition of sleet

  1. :  frozen or partly frozen rain

sleety play \ˈslē-tē\ adjective

Examples of sleet

  1. The snow turned to sleet and made driving very dangerous.



Origin of sleet

Middle English slete; akin to Middle High German slōz hailstone


First Known Use: 13th century


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sleet

intransitive verb

Simple Definition of sleet

  • —used with it to say that sleet is falling

Full Definition of sleet

  1. :  to shower sleet

14th Century

First Known Use of sleet

14th century



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