snowed in

idiom

1
: unable to leave a place because a lot of snow is falling or has fallen
They were snowed in for a week.
2
: blocked with snow
The road was snowed in.

Examples of snowed in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It was surrounded by a big fence on about an acre and a half of property, always snowed in, and six of my seven kids were there, sometimes all seven. Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Feb. 2024 Whether you’re snowed in, or just dread going out, a game night is a great way to spend a cold February evening. Contributing Writer Emily Farris, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 Ryan and Duchovny's What Happens Later follows two exes, Bill and Willa, who unexpectedly reunite for the first time in years at an airport, where they get snowed in, stranding them together overnight. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 31 Oct. 2023 After a women’s ski clinic at Kirkwood Mountain that included the bucket list item of being snowed in after an epic storm, I was invited to Pumps on Pedals, a Lake Tahoe women’s bike weekend. Lisa Niver, Travel + Leisure, 29 Oct. 2023 Advertisement Teresa Beardsley said her mother had complained of flu-like symptoms and being snowed in during the blizzard. Summer Lin, Los Angeles Times, 16 Nov. 2023 The pair are snowed in by a surprise snowstorm, leaving them to confront their past together while they are stuck in the airport overnight. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 31 Oct. 2023 The movie stars Ryan as Willa, who is snowed in at a regional airport with her ex, Bill, played by David Duchovny. Town & Country, 30 Aug. 2023 To make matters worse, supplies are dwindling, not just because people are snowed in, but because two of the three area supermarkets have been red-tagged—one actually had its roof collapse under the weight of the snow. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 7 Mar. 2023

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“Snowed in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snowed%20in. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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