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snow under

transitive verb

Definition of snow under

  1. 1 :  to overwhelm especially in excess of capacity to absorb or deal with something

  2. 2 :  to defeat by a large margin



Examples of snow under in a sentence

  1. <the challenger snowed the incumbent under in a big upset>

  2. <snowed under by the huge pile of paperwork>



1880

First Known Use of snow under

1880


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