What does snowy mean?

Definitions for snowy
ˈsnoʊ isnowy

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word snowy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. white, snowyadjective

    marked by the presence of snow

    "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter"

  2. snow-clad, snow-covered, snowyadjective

    covered with snow

    "snow-clad hills"; "snow-covered roads"; "a long snowy winter"

  3. snow-white, snowyadjective

    of the white color of snow


  1. snowyadjective

    Covered with snow.

  2. snowyadjective

    Resembling snow.

  3. Etymology: snawig, corresponding to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Snowyadjective

    Etymology: from snow.

    So shews a snowy dove trooping with crows,
    As yonder lady o’er her fellows shews. William Shakespeare.

    Now I see thy jolly train:
    Snowy headed Winter leads,
    Spring and Summer next succeeds;
    Yellow Autumn brings the rear;
    Thou art father of the year. Nicholas Rowe.

    The blushing ruby on her snowy breast,
    Render’d its panting whiteness more confest. Matthew Prior.

    These first in Crete
    And Ida known; thence on the snowy top
    Of cold Olympus rul’d the middle air. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    As when the Tartar from his Russian foe,
    By Astracan, over the snowy plains,
    Retires. John Milton, Paradise Lost.


  1. snowy

    Snowy refers to a condition or environment characterized by the presence, falling, or accumulation of snow. It can also describe something that is resembling or suggestive of snow in color, texture, or appearance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snowyadjective

    white like snow

  2. Snowyadjective

    abounding with snow; covered with snow

  3. Snowyadjective

    fig.: Pure; unblemished; unstained; spotless

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snowy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snowy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of snowy in a Sentence

  1. Jaret Davey:

    In February … I flew to Manitoba (Canada), and then drove several hours north just to see a snowy owl, it was 25 degrees below zero in northern Canada. I never thought I’d see one standing in my shirtsleeves on a suburban street in 70-degree weather.

  2. Jaret Davey:

    Oftentimes with really beautiful animals like the snowy owl, people will get them on a black market and then illegally keep them as pets.

  3. Heather Lynch:

    I think that if there was a permanent shift towards a snowy year climate, gentoo penguins would probably start breeding earlier, i think the gentoos are going to be just fine.

  4. Paula Bieler:

    It won't be a better future in Sweden, we have tented camps here. It's cold, chilly and snowy in Sweden. There is a shortage of resources both for our own population and for those who come here.

  5. Paul Beardsley:

    We are working on different modules for the BeachBot to take it off beaches and into other situations, snowy fields are a possibility, pretty good for Switzerland at least.

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