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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.
References in classic literature ?
What we had been mistaking for fleeting glimpses of sky away aloft there, were really patches of the Blumis's snowy crest caught through shredded rents in the drifting pall of vapor.
The snowy fisse crape cap, made after the strait Quaker pattern,--the plain white muslin handkerchief, lying in placid folds across her bosom,--the drab shawl and dress,--showed at once the community to which she belonged.
A flight of smooth double chins led down to the dizzy depths of a still-snowy bosom veiled in snowy muslins that were held in place by a miniature portrait of the late Mr.
The night was clear and frosty, all ebony of shadow and silver of snowy slope; big stars were shining over the silent fields; here and there the dark pointed firs stood up with snow powdering their branches and the wind whistling through them.
To the west rose the Wind River Mountains, with their bleached and snowy summits towering into the clouds.
The Telyatin forest, usually clearly visible, now only loomed up occasionally and dimly through the driving snowy dust.
They congregated round me; the unstained snowy mountaintop, the glittering pinnacle, the pine woods, and ragged bare ravine, the eagle, soaring amidst the clouds-- they all gathered round me and bade me be at peace.
Between the marble cenotaphs on either hand of the pulpit, the wall which formed its back was adorned with a large painting representing a gallant ship beating against a terrible storm off a lee coast of black rocks and snowy breakers.
By degrees, as their eyes got the right focus, they saw an immense towering mass that seemed snowy white.
The beams of the cold northern moon, mingling strangely with the dawning light, clothe the snowy plains in hues of livid gray.
Unwearying flows the sweet sound from their lips, and the house of their father Zeus the loud-thunderer is glad at the lily-like voice of the goddesses as it spread abroad, and the peaks of snowy Olympus resound, and the homes of the immortals.
As its name imports, it is of an exceedingly rich, mottled tint, with a bestreaked snowy and golden ground, dotted with spots of the deepest crimson and purple.