Definition of snowed upBritish
- They were snowed up for a week.
- The road was snowed up.
: precipitation in the form of small white ice crystals formed directly from the water vapor of the air at a temperature of less than 32°F (0°C)
: a descent or shower of snow crystals
: a mass of fallen snow crystals
: to fall in or as snow
: to cause to fall like or as snow
: to cover, shut in, or imprison with or as if with snow
: in or into a higher position or level
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: from below the horizon
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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