(UK): IPA|/ËąsnÉôÊäbÉĒËźl/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]bO:l/
(US: AHD|snÅćÊ¹bÃ´l, IPA|/ËąsnoÊäbÉĒËźl/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]:l/
- A ball of snow, usually one made in the hand and thrown for amusement in a snowball fight; also a larger ball of snow made by rolling a snowball around in snow that sticks to it and increases its diameter.
- A cocktail made from lemonade and advocaat.
a snowball's chance, a snowball's chance in an oven, a snowball's chance in hell
New York snowball
Snowball Earth hypothesis
trans-top|ball of snow
Bosnian: grudva f
Czech: snÄõhovÃ¡ koule f
Dutch: sneeuwbal m
French: boule de neige f
German: Schneeball m
Italian: palla di neve f
Polish: kulka ÅõnieÅºna, kulka Åõniegowa f
Russian: ÑĀÐ½ÐµÐ¶Ð¾Ðº (sneÅ¾Ã³k) m
:Cyrillic: Ð³ÑÄÑÉÐ´Ð²Ð° f
:Roman: grudva#Serbian|grudva f
Spanish: bola de nieve f
Swedish: snÃ¶boll c
- intransitive To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
#:The high unemployment rates quickly snowballed into a major budget problem for the government.
- intransitive To play at throwing snowballs.
- intransitive (sexual slang) To receive a man's ejaculate in one's mouth, and then to pass it back and forth between one's mouth and his.
trans-top|rapidly grow out of proportion or control
trans-top|play at throwing snowballs
trans-top|sexual slang: pass ejaculate from mouth to mouth