snow under

verb
snowed under; snowing under; snows under

Definition of snow under

transitive verb

1 : to overwhelm especially in excess of capacity to absorb or deal with something
2 : to defeat by a large margin

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Examples of snow under in a Sentence

the challenger snowed the incumbent under in a big upset snowed under by the huge pile of paperwork

First Known Use of snow under

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of snow under was in 1880

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“Snow under.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow%20under. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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