Definition of snowflake noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsnəʊfleɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnoʊfleɪk//
Snow and ice
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a small soft piece of frozen water that falls from the sky as snow A single snowflake landed on her nose. See related entries: Snow and iceExtra examples Snowflakes slowly drifted down from the sky. Snowflakes have an intricate six-branched star shape. The children watched the falling snowflakes from the hut.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snowflake