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Meaning of SNOWBALL

Pronunciation:  'snow`bol

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  snow pressed into a ball for throwing (playfully)
  2. [n]  ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup
  3. [n]  ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce
  4. [n]  plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions
  5. [v]  increase at a rapidly accelerating rate
  6. [v]  increase or accumulate at a rapidly accelerating rate
  7. [v]  throw snowballs at
 

SNOWBALL is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Abronia elliptica, sweet sand verbena
 
 See Also: ball, bombard, frozen dessert, increase, pelt, sand verbena, snow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Snow"ball`\, n.
    1. A round mass of snow pressed or roller together, or
       anything resembling such a mass.
    
    2. (Bot.) The Guelder-rose.
    
    {Snowball tree} (Bot.), the Guelder-rose.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Snow"ball`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snowballed}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Snowballing}.]
    To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at.
    
    
  3. \Snow"ball`\, v. i.
    To throw snowballs.
    
    
    
    
 

 

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