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English definition of “snowball”

snowball

noun [C]  /ˈsnoʊˌbɔl/ us  

snowball noun [C] (BALL OF SNOW)

snow pressed into a ball

snowball

verb [I]  /ˈsnoʊˌbɔl/ us  

snowball verb [I] (INCREASE QUICKLY)

to grow quickly in size or importance: Public support for military action has snowballed.
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