geographical name river 278 miles (447 kilometers) SE Australia flowing from Snowy Mountains to the Pacific in SE Victoria

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  • Snowy — Snow y, a. 1. White like snow. So shows a snowy dove trooping with crows. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Abounding with snow; covered with snow. The snowy top of cold Olympus. Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Fig.: Pure; unblemished; unstained; spotless. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snowy — can refer to:* Snowy, a dog companion of Tintin, a Belgian comics character * Snowy River, a river in Australia …   Wikipedia

  • snowy — [snō′ē] adj. snowier, snowiest [ME snawi < OE snawig] 1. characterized by snow 2. covered or filled with snow [a snowy valley] 3. like or suggestive of snow; specif., a) pure; unsoiled; spotless b) …   English World dictionary

  • snowy — index clean Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • snowy — O.E. snawig; see SNOW (Cf. snow) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Snowiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • snowy — ► ADJECTIVE (snowier, snowiest) 1) covered with snow. 2) (of weather or a period of time) characterized by snowfall. 3) of or like snow, especially in being pure white. DERIVATIVES snowily adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • snowy — [[t]sno͟ʊi[/t]] snowier, snowiest ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A snowy place is covered in snow. A snowy day is a day when a lot of snow has fallen. ...the snowy peaks of the Bighorn Mountains. ...a cold, snowy day in mid February …   English dictionary

  • snowy — UK [ˈsnəʊɪ] / US [ˈsnoʊɪ] adjective Word forms snowy : adjective snowy comparative snowier superlative snowiest 1) a) covered in snow snowy fields b) with a lot of snow a snowy day/winter 2) mainly literary very white …   English dictionary

  • snowy — snowily, adv. snowiness, n. /snoh ee/, adj., snowier, snowiest. 1. abounding in or covered with snow: snowy fields. 2. characterized by snow, as the weather: a snowy day. 3. pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling snow. 4. of the color of… …   Universalium

  • snowy — snow|y [ˈsnəui US ˈsnoui] adj 1.) with a lot of snow ▪ the snowy fields ▪ one snowy January day 2.) literary pure white, like snow ▪ snowy hair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snowy — adjective /snəʊi/ a) Covered with snow. snowy hills b) Resembling snow. a snowy beard Syn: besnowed, snow covered, (as) white as snow, snow white …   Wiktionary

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