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[snoh-man] /ˈsnoʊˌmæn/
noun, plural snowmen.
a figure of a person made of packed snow.
Origin of snowman
1820-30; snow + man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for snowman
  • Making snowman is one of the easiest things in the world, right next to picking your nose.
  • Ah, that would explain how that snowman in the forest acquired a human head.
  • They are racing home to quickly build a snowman in their yards or, even better, on the beach.
  • Great for outdoor sports, snowball fights, and snowman building.
  • There's a seven foot snowman outside the boss's office.
  • Your team goal will be to work as a team to build a snowman that is bigger than the smallest member of the team.
  • Describes the delights of such winter activities as throwing snowballs, making a snowman, and going ice skating.
  • The abominable snowman is also a character in the marvel comics universe.
British Dictionary definitions for snowman


noun (pl) -men
a figure resembling a man, made of packed snow
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for snowman

also snow-man, 1827, from snow (n.) + man (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for snowman

snowed in

adjective phrase

Intoxicated with narcotics; high (1920s+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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