Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: snowball  'snow,bol
  1. Plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions
    - sweet sand verbena, Abronia elliptica
  2. Ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce
  3. Ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup
  4. Snow pressed into a ball for throwing (playfully)
  5. A cocktail made from lemonade and advocaat
Verb: snowball  'snow,bol
  1. Increase or accumulate at a rapidly accelerating rate
  2. Throw snowballs at

Derived forms: snowballs, snowballing, snowballed

Type of: ball, bombard, cocktail, frozen dessert, increase, pelt, sand verbena

Encyclopedia: Snowball, Ontario