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Definition of snow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they snow
    he / she / it snows
    past simple snowed
    -ing form snowing
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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.
  2. 2[transitive] snow somebody (informal) to impress someone 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. Idioms
    be snowed in
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    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.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: snow