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1. snowball

noun. ['ˈsnoʊˌbɔl'] plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions.

Synonyms

  • sweet sand verbena
  • sand verbena

Antonyms

  • wane
  • narrow
  • decrescendo

Etymology

  • snowball (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Snowball

  • arenaball
  • basketball
  • blackball
  • butterball
  • cannonball
  • eyeball
  • fastball
  • fireball
  • fireball
  • football
  • handball
  • hardball
  • meatball
  • mothball
  • oddball
  • pinball
  • powerball
  • racquetball
  • screwball
  • softball

How do you pronounce snowball?

Pronounce snowball as sˈnoʊˌbɔl.

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Example sentences of the word snowball


1. Noun, singular or mass
The size of each snowball will depend on the size of your screen.

2. Verb, base form
Once the exercise ball is rolling, your energy levels will likewise start to snowball.

3. Adjective
Choose a planting spot that affords the snowball plenty of room to grow.

Quotes containing the word snowball


1. A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. snowball

verb. ['ˈsnoʊˌbɔl'] increase or accumulate at a rapidly accelerating rate.

Antonyms

  • depreciate

Etymology

  • snowball (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. snowball

noun. ['ˈsnoʊˌbɔl'] ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce.

Antonyms

  • minimise

Etymology

  • snowball (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. snowball

noun. ['ˈsnoʊˌbɔl'] ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup.

Antonyms

  • reduce

Etymology

  • snowball (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. snowball

verb. ['ˈsnoʊˌbɔl'] throw snowballs at.

Synonyms

  • bombard

Antonyms

  • contraction
  • minimization

Etymology

  • snowball (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. snowball

noun. ['ˈsnoʊˌbɔl'] snow pressed into a ball for throwing (playfully).

Synonyms

  • snow

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • defend

Etymology

  • snowball (Middle English (1100-1500))
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