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snowy

adjective uk   /ˈsnəʊ.i/  us   /ˈsnoʊ-/
full of or like snow: We've had a very snowy winter this year. I remember him as an old man with a snowy-white (= pure white) beard.
Translations of “snowy”
in Korean 눈이 내리는…
in Arabic مُثْلِج…
in Portuguese de neve, coberto de neve…
in Catalan de neu, nevat…
in Japanese 雪の, 雪に覆われた…
in Italian nevoso, innevato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下雪的, 多雪的, 似雪的…
in Russian снежный…
in Turkish karlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下雪的, 多雪的, 似雪的…
in Polish śnieżny, ośnieżony…
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