Translation of "snowball" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsnəʊ·bɔːl/ us /ˈsnoʊˌbɔl/

a ball made from snow that children throw at each other

bola de nieve
verb uk /ˈsnəʊbɔːl/ us /ˈsnoʊˌbɔl/

If a problem, idea, or situation snowballs, it quickly grows bigger or more important.

crecer rápidamente
The whole business idea snowballed from one phone call.

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