from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Abounding in or covered with snow: a snowy day.
  • adj. Subject to snow: a snowy climate.
  • adj. Resembling or suggesting snow, especially in whiteness: snowy linens.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Covered with snow.
  • adj. Resembling snow.
  • adj. When snow is falling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. White like snow.
  • adj. Abounding with snow; covered with snow.
  • adj. Fig.: Pure; unblemished; unstained; spotless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding with snow; covered with snow.
  • White like snow; niveous.
  • White; pure; spotless; unblemished.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of the white color of snow
  • adj. covered with snow
  • adj. marked by the presence of snow


Old English snāwiġ, corresponding to snow +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)



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