snow job

noun

: 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.
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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snow job was in 1943

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“Snow job.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow%20job. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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