snowy

adjective \ ˈsnō-ē \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of snowy

snowier; snowiest
1 a :composed of snow or melted snow
b :marked by or covered with snow
2 a :whitened by snow

snowily

play \ˈsnō-ə-lē\ adverb

snowiness

play \ˈsnō-ē-nəs\ noun

Examples of snowy in a Sentence

  1. This is the snowiest winter in years.

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First Known Use of snowy

before 12th century


Snowy

geographical name

Definition of Snowy

river 278 miles (447 kilometers) long in southeastern Australia flowing from the Snowy Mountains in southeastern New South Wales to the Pacific in southeastern Victoria

SNOWY Defined for English Language Learners

snowy

adjective

Definition of snowy for English Language Learners

  • : having a lot of snow

  • : covered in snow

  • : white like snow


SNOWY Defined for Kids

snowy

adjective \ ˈsnō-ē \

Definition of snowy for Students

snowier; snowiest
1 :having or covered with snow
  • snowy mountains
2 :white like snow
  • snowy clouds


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