snow·​suit | \ˈsnō-ˌsüt \

Definition of snowsuit 

: a one-piece or two-piece lined garment for winter wear by children

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Sears was the spot my grandmother took me for winter boots every year and a snowsuit. Patrick Thomas, WSJ, "‘Thank You, Sears, for Being There When No One Else Was’," 15 Oct. 2018 Standing next to me alongside pools of meltwater frosted over in the morning shade, a baby swathed in a red snowsuit is harnessed to his American father’s chest, staring at it all. Daniel Otis, Sunset, "Awe-Inspiring Canadian Rockies Camping Adventure," 22 Jan. 2018 The infant had been placed in a carrier, bundled in a green snowsuit and wrapped in a blanket. Judy L. Thomas, kansascity, "He found a baby 36 years ago on a cold, snowy KC porch. Now he wants to find her again | The Kansas City Star," 25 May 2018 He was dressed in his red onesie snowsuit at the South Park outdoor ice rink in Park Ridge. Hunter Tickel,, "'I'm sure my husband is looking very proudly on him': Park Ridge native stars for LA Kings affiliate," 13 Apr. 2018 Man and puppet look a bit like conjoined twins, with the rosy-cheeked Hildreth dressed in a matching white snowsuit complete with a jaunty Nordic hat. Jessica Gelt,, "The curious care and feeding of Olaf the snowman in Broadway's 'Frozen'," 15 Mar. 2018 Her baby, April Nicole Williams, 3½ months old, was bundled in a pink-and-white snowsuit. Paul Duggan, Washington Post, "Almost 35 years ago, she let a stranger hold her newborn. It has haunted her ever since.," 12 Jan. 2018 Her baby, April Nicole Williams, 3 1/2 months old, was bundled in a pink-and-white snowsuit. Marie Simoneaux,, "Man arrested in Central City shooting: NOPD," 13 Jan. 2018 Photos of the boy in a pink snowsuit with a cratered forehead first went viral online before the campaign began. Raja Abdulrahim, WSJ, "Syrian Baby Hit in Airstrike Becomes Symbol of Humanitarian Campaign," 22 Dec. 2017

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of snowsuit

: a piece of clothing or a jacket and matching pants that is worn by children over their regular clothes when they go outdoors in the winter


snow·​suit | \ˈsnō-ˌsüt \

Kids Definition of snowsuit

: a one-piece or two-piece warm outer garment for a child

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