snow job


Definition of snow job

: an intensive effort at persuasion or deception

Examples of snow job in a Sentence

They'd been promised a big return on their investments, but all they got was a snow job.
Recent Examples on the Web The presence of Darden, the races of the defendant and the victims and the claims of a political snow job all suggest that Buck’s will be the kind of high-current trial that occasionally convulses Los Angeles. Jesse Barron, New York Times, 16 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of snow job

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Snow job.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of snow job

US, informal : a strong effort to make someone believe something by saying things that are not true or sincere


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