snow job

noun

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

In 2008, Barack Obama’s campaign was a snow job about bipartisanship. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "America Has Yet to Make Sense of Trump," 19 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of snow job

1943, in the meaning defined above

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snow job

noun

English Language Learners Definition of snow job

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

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