Definition of snow verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    snow

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//snəʊ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//snoʊ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they snow
    BrE BrE//snəʊ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//snoʊ//
     
    he / she / it snows
    BrE BrE//snəʊz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//snoʊz//
     
    past simple snowed
    BrE BrE//snəʊd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//snoʊd//
     
    past participle snowed
    BrE BrE//snəʊd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//snoʊd//
     
    -ing form snowing
    BrE BrE//ˈsnəʊɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnoʊɪŋ//
     
    Snow and ice
     
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  1. 1  [intransitive] when it snows, snow falls from the sky It's been snowing heavily all day. It snowed for three days without stopping. See related entries: Snow and ice
  2. 2[transitive] snow somebody (North American English, informal) to impress somebody a lot by the things you say, especially if these are not true or not sincere He really snowed me with all his talk of buying a Porsche.
  3. Word Origin Old English snāw, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch sneeuw and German Schnee, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin nix, niv- and Greek nipha.Extra examples It looked to be snowing outside. It started snowing just as we were setting out. We woke up to find that it had snowed overnight.Idioms to be unable to leave a place because of heavy snow We were snowed in for two days.
    be snowed under (with something)
     
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    to have more things, especially work, than you feel able to deal with I'd love to come but I'm completely snowed under at the moment.
    (especially of a road) to be blocked with snow
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snow