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snow·y

 (snō′ē)
adj. snow·i·er, snow·i·est
1.
a. Abounding in or covered with snow: a snowy day.
b. Subject to snow: a snowy climate.
2. Resembling or suggesting snow, especially in whiteness: snowy linens.

snow′i·ly adv.
snow′i·ness n.

snowy

(ˈsnəʊɪ)
adj, snowier or snowiest
1. covered with or abounding in snow: snowy hills.
2. characterized by snow: snowy weather.
3. resembling snow in whiteness, purity, etc
ˈsnowily adv
ˈsnowiness n

snow•y

(ˈsnoʊ i)

adj. snow•i•er, snow•i•est.
1. abounding in or covered with snow: snowy fields.
2. characterized by snow, as the weather.
3. of or resembling snow.
4. of the color of snow; snow-white.
5. immaculate; unsullied.
[before 1000]
snow′i•ly, adv.
snow′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snowy - marked by the presence of snow; "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter"
covered - overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony"
2.snowy - covered with snow; "snow-clad hills"; "snow-covered roads"; "a long snowy winter"
covered - overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony"
3.snowy - of the white color of snow
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"

snowy

adjective snow-covered, frosty, wintry, ice-capped the snowy peaks
Translations
أبْيَض كالثَّلْجمُثْلِج
sněhobílýsněžný
med meget snesnehvid
havas
sem minnir á snjó; snjóhvítursnjó-
snežný
snežen
kar beyazıkar yağışlıkarlı

snowy

[ˈsnəʊɪ] ADJ (snowier (compar) (snowiest (superl)))
1. (Met) [climate, region] → de mucha nieve; [day etc] → de nieve; [countryside etc] → cubierto de nieve
snowy seasonestación f de las nieves
it was very snowy yesterdayayer nevó mucho, ayer cayó mucha nieve
2. (= white as snow) → blanco como la nieve

snowy

[ˈsnəʊi] adj
[weather, day] → neigeux/euse
a cold snowy day → une journée froide et neigeuse
(= covered with snow) [mountain, field] → enneigé(e)
(= white) [hair, beard] → neigeux/euse

snowy

adj (+er)
weather, regionschneereich; hillsverschneit; it was very snowy yesterdaygestern hat es viel geschneit
(= white as snow)schneeweiß

snowy

[ˈsnəʊɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (climate, region, day) → nevoso/a; (hills, roof) → innevato/a; (white as snow) → candido/a, niveo/a
it's been very snowy recently → ha nevicato parecchio, ultimamente

snow

(snəu) noun
frozen water vapour that falls to the ground in soft white flakes. We woke up to find snow on the ground; We were caught in a heavy snow-shower; About 15 centimetres of snow had fallen overnight.
verb
to shower down in, or like, flakes of snow. It's snowing heavily.
ˈsnowy adjective
1. full of, or producing a lot of, snow. The weather has been very snowy recently.
2. white like snow. the old man's snowy (white) hair.
ˈsnowball noun
a ball of snow pressed hard together, especially made by children for throwing, as a game.
ˈsnowboard noun
a board on which a person can stand and glide over snow for sport.
ˈsnow-capped adjective
(of mountains etc) having tops which are covered with snow. snow-capped peaks.
ˈsnowdrift noun
a bank of snow blown together by the wind. There were deep snowdrifts at the side of the road.
ˈsnowfall noun
1. a fall or shower of snow that settles on the ground. There was a heavy snowfall last night.
2. the amount of snow that falls in a certain place. The snowfall last year was much higher than average.
ˈsnowflake noun
one of the soft, light flakes composed of groups of crystals, in which snow falls. A few large snowflakes began to fall from the sky.
ˈsnowstorm noun
a heavy fall of snow especially accompanied by a strong wind.
ˌsnow-ˈwhite adjective
white like snow.
snowed under
overwhelmed eg with a great deal of work. Last week I was absolutely snowed under with work.
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