What is another word for snowdrift?

Pronunciation: [snˈə͡ʊdɹɪft] (IPA)

A snowdrift is a mound or pile of snow that forms when the wind blows snow into a specific area. There are a variety of synonyms for the word, including snowbank, snow mound, snow heap, snow pile, and snow berm. Other terms that may describe a snowdrift include drift, bank, heap, or pile, all of which can be used to depict a specific type of snow formation. These terms can be employed in creative writing, poetry, or even everyday conversation to describe the winter wonderland around you. Using synonyms can add depth and variety to your language and help you avoid repetition.

What are the hypernyms for Snowdrift?

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

What are the hyponyms for Snowdrift?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for snowdrift (as nouns)

Usage examples for Snowdrift

Hastings and E. Haskett Smith in March 1887, and in December 1890 Mr. Hastings succeeded in repeating his ascent without any snowdrift to help him, as did Dr. Collier exactly two years later.
"Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England"
W. P. Haskett Smith
Our batteries were firing from many hiding-places, revealed by short, sharp flashes of light, but few answering shells came back, and the ridge itself, patched with snowdrift, was quiet as any hill of peace.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
I must see if I can break through the snowdrift.
"The Story of a Stuffed Elephant"
Laura Lee Hope

Famous quotes with Snowdrift

  • A snowdrift is a beautiful thing - if it doesn't lie across the path you have to shovel or block the road that leads to your destination.
    Hal Borland

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