(as) pure as the driven snow

Definition of (as) pure as the driven snow

  1. :  morally perfect

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  unmixed with any other matter

    :  free from dust, dirt, or taint

    :  spotless, stainless

  1. :  having a compulsive or urgent quality

    :  propelled or motivated by something

  1. :  precipitation in the form of small white ice crystals formed directly from the water vapor of the air at a temperature of less than 32°F (0°C)

    :  a descent or shower of snow crystals

    :  a mass of fallen snow crystals

  1. :  to fall in or as snow

    :  to cause to fall like or as snow

    :  to cover, shut in, or imprison with or as if with snow

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a trip made at another's expense

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