What is another word for snowbank?

Pronunciation: [snˈə͡ʊbaŋk] (IPA)

A snowbank is a mass or pile of snow that has accumulated in a particular area. There are a number of different synonyms for the word snowbank, each with slightly different connotations depending on the context. Some common alternatives include drift, snowdrift, mound, heap, pile, and embankment. Other related terms might include snow berm, snowbanker, and snow fence. Whether used to describe a roadside barrier or a natural snow feature, synonyms for snowbank can help writers to add variety and richness to their descriptions of winter landscapes.

What are the hypernyms for Snowbank?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    snowdrift, snow drift, snow mound, snow pile, Snow heap.

Usage examples for Snowbank

Jan, with the child in his arms, stood at the edge of the snowbank.
"The Emperor of Portugallia"
Selma Lagerlof
And what is more, Loving Mother Nature had taught her to dive into a snowbank where she could stay for the night as snug and warm as you please, when Old Mr. North Wind blew upon his chilly horn.
"Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers"
David Cory
We seat ourselves by a snowbank, and enjoy the pleasures of rest for a season.
"A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees"
Edwin Asa Dix

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