snowdrift

noun snow·drift \ ˈsnō-ˌdrift \

Definition of snowdrift

:a bank of drifted snow

Examples of snowdrift in a Sentence

  1. The car was almost buried in a snowdrift.

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First Known Use of snowdrift

14th century


SNOWDRIFT Defined for English Language Learners

snowdrift

noun

Definition of snowdrift for English Language Learners

  • : a hill of snow that is formed by wind


SNOWDRIFT Defined for Kids

snowdrift

noun snow·drift \ ˈsnō-ˌdrift \

Definition of snowdrift for Students

:a bank of drifted snow


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