: white as snow

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web An aggressive gobbler will usually stand his ground and strut with a snow-white head. Will Brantley, Field & Stream, 14 Mar. 2023 Adonis wears snow-white satin to their climactic face-off, and Dame is in all black, a clarity of messaging which generally suffuses the rest of the movie; shades of gray do not apply. Leah Greenblatt And Darren Franich, EW.com, 3 Mar. 2023 The film's soaring tunes painted idyllic images of Alpine hills flowering with snow-white edelweiss against a backdrop of the terrifying darkness of Nazism. Kerry J. Byrne, Fox News, 2 Mar. 2023 The end result is a pig with a clean, delicate, slightly nutty meat and snow-white fat. Elizabeth Karmel, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snow-white was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Snow-white.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow-white. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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: white as snow

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