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English definition of “snow”

snow

noun [C/U]  /snoʊ/ us  

snow noun [C/U] (WEATHER)

water that falls from clouds as soft, white flakes (= thin pieces) of ice when it is cold, or an amount of these flakes: [U] Six inches of snow fell overnight. [C] We have had several snows in the past week.
snowy
adjective  /ˈsnoʊ·i/ us  
It was one of the snowiest winters on record.

snow

verb  /snoʊ/ us  

snow verb (DECEIVE)

[T] infml to deceive someone with charming, persuasive talk: This guy is very smooth and can snow anybody.

snow verb (WEATHER)

[I] If it snows, snow falls from the sky: It snowed all weekend.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of snow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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