snowfall

play
noun snow·fall \ˈsnō-ˌfȯl\

Definition of snowfall

  1. :  a fall of snow; specifically :  the amount of snow that falls in a single storm or in a given period

Examples of snowfall in a Sentence

  1. The yearly snowfall here is over 30 feet!

  2. 30 feet of annual snowfall

  3. The area is expecting heavy snowfall this weekend.

1821

First Known Use of snowfall

1821



SNOWFALL Defined for English Language Learners

snowfall

play
noun snow·fall \ˈsnō-ˌfȯl\

Definition of snowfall for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of snow that falls in a single storm or in a particular period of time


SNOWFALL Defined for Kids

snowfall

play
noun snow·fall \ˈsnō-ˌfȯl\

Definition of snowfall for Students

  1. 1 :  a fall of snow

  2. 2 :  the amount of snow that falls in a single storm or in a certain period



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up snowfall? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

not embarrassed or apologetic

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!