Translation of "avalanche" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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avalanchenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæv.əl.ɑːnʃ/ us /ˈæv.əl.æntʃ/

a large amount of ice, snow, and rock falling quickly down the side of a mountain


too many things that arrive or happen at the same time

We were swamped by an avalanche of letters/phone calls/complaints. 雪片般的来信/潮水般涌进的电话/纷至沓来的投诉使我们应接不暇。

(Translation of “avalanche” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)