snow·​man | \ ˈsnō-ˌman How to pronounce snowman (audio) \

Definition of snowman

: snow shaped to resemble a human figure

Examples of snowman in a Sentence

The kids built a snowman in the front yard.
Recent Examples on the Web Sam EdwardsGetty Images Split your friends into teams, and have each team wrap one member in rolls of toilet paper to transform them into a snowman, says Moss. Annie O'sullivan, Good Housekeeping, 21 Sep. 2022 Soft to the touch and perfectly oversized, this snowman sweater has adorable 3D details and a ribbed hem and sleeves for extra coziness. Corinne Sullivan, Woman's Day, 17 Sep. 2022 Those songs explore the sisters’ relationship deeper while also giving supporting characters like Prince Hans, mountain man Kristoff, enchanted snowman Olaf and even trading post proprietor Oaken more opportunities to shine. Joey Morona, cleveland, 9 Aug. 2022 The boy rejoices at a fresh snowfall, gleefully explores his home and country with a snowman who magically comes alive, and, in a crushing final panel, stares down at a green hat and scarf. Jason M. Bailey,, 10 Aug. 2022 On particularly snowy days at the Racine Zoo, Diamond the Andean bear could be found sitting next to a snowman, one complete with a carrot nose. Meghan Willcoxon, Journal Sentinel, 1 July 2022 Just plug it in and the jolly snowman will be ready within seconds. Alyssa Gautieri, Good Housekeeping, 31 Aug. 2022 In February 2021, Kotb enjoyed a snow day with Haley and Hope, who built a snowman with their mom. Diane J. Cho, Peoplemag, 16 Aug. 2022 The book, which tells the story of a boy who makes a snowman that comes to life, went on to sell more than 5.5 million copies worldwide. Jennifer Hassan, Washington Post, 10 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of snowman

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Snowman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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snow·​man | \ ˈsnō-ˌman How to pronounce snowman (audio) \
plural snowmen\ -​ˌmen \

Kids Definition of snowman

: snow shaped to look like a person

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