Translation of "snow" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /snəʊ/ us /snoʊ/

A1 soft, white pieces of frozen water that fall from the sky when the weather is cold

Children were playing in the snow.
verb uk /snəʊ/ us /snoʊ/

A2 If it snows, snow falls from the sky.

It snowed all day yesterday.

(Translation of “snow” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /snəu/

frozen water vapour/vapor that falls to the ground in soft white flakes

We woke up to find snow on the ground
We were caught in a heavy snow-shower
About 15 centimetres of snow had fallen overnight.
snowy adjective (comparative snowier, superlative snowiest)

full of, or producing a lot of, snow

The weather has been very snowy recently.

white like snow

blanco como la nieve
the old man’s snowy (white) hair.
snowball noun

a ball of snow pressed hard together, especially made by children for throwing, as a game.

bola de nieve
snowboard noun

a board on which a person can stand and glide over snow for sport.

snow-capped adjective

(of mountains etc) having tops which are covered with snow

cubierto de nieve, nevado
snow-capped peaks.
snowdrift noun

a bank of snow blown together by the wind

ventisca, ventisquero
There were deep snowdrifts at the side of the road.
snowdrop noun

a plant with a white flower that appears in early spring.

Campanilla de Invierno
snowfall noun

a fall or shower of snow that settles on the ground

There was a heavy snowfall last night.

the amount of snow that falls in a certain place

cota de nieve
The snowfall last year was much higher than average.
snowflake noun

one of the soft, light flakes composed of groups of crystals, in which snow falls

copo de nieve
A few large snowflakes began to fall from the sky.
snowman noun (plural snowmen)

a simple figure of a person that children make from snow

Muñeco de Nieve
The children are building a snowman.
snowstorm noun

a heavy fall of snow especially accompanied by a strong wind

tormenta de nieve
The mountain climbers were caught in a snowstorm.
snow-white adjective

white like snow.

blanco como la nieve
a snow-white wedding dress.
snowed under

overwhelmed eg with a great deal of work

desbordado, sobrecargado
Last week I was absolutely snowed under with work.

(Translation of “snow” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)