Definitions for Blizzardˈblɪz ərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bliz•zardˈblɪz ərd(n.)

  1. a storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds, and intense cold. a heavy and prolonged snowstorm covering a wide area.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. an inordinately large amount of something all at one time; avalanche.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of blizzard:

1820–30, Amer.; earlier: violent blow, shot



Princeton's WordNet

  1. blizzard, snowstorm(noun)

    a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds

  2. rash, blizzard(noun)

    a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences

    "a rash of bank robberies"; "a blizzard of lawsuits"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. blizzard(noun)ˈblɪz ərd

    a snow storm


  1. blizzard(Noun)

    A severe snowstorm, especially with strong winds and greatly reduced visibility.

  2. blizzard(Noun)

    A large amount of paperwork.

  3. blizzard(Noun)

    A large number of similar things, such as a blizzard of political ads.

  4. blizzard(Verb)

    To fall in windy conditions

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blizzard(noun)

    a gale of piercingly cold wind, usually accompanied with fine and blinding snow; a furious blast


  1. Blizzard

    A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least 56 km/h and lasting for a prolonged period of time — typically three hours or more. A severe blizzard has winds over 72 km/h, near zero visibility, and temperatures of −12 °C or lower. A ground blizzard is a weather condition where snow is not falling but loose snow on the ground is lifted and blown by strong winds.

Translations for Blizzard

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a blinding storm of wind and snow

Two climbers are missing after yesterday's blizzard.

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