Definition of “sleet” - English Dictionary

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“sleet” in British English

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sleetnoun [ U ]

uk /sliːt/ us /sliːt/

wet, partly melted falling snow:

Driving snow and sleet brought more problems to the county's roads last night.
verb [ I ] uk us

It's sleeting.
adjective uk /ˈsliː.ti/ us /ˈsliː.t̬i/

sleety rain

(Definition of “sleet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“sleet” in American English

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sleetnoun [ U ]

us /slit/

rain that is partly frozen:

The snow and sleet made driving hazardous.

(Definition of “sleet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)