Translation of snowy in Spanish:

snowy

Pronunciation: /ˈsnəʊi/

adjective/adjetivo (snowier, snowiest)

  • 1.1 [day] nevoso, de nieve; [weather] nevoso; [landscape/path] nevado
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    • He was in a sea of pine bushes covering the snowy valley of another mountain strip.
    • We crept downstairs over warm, underfloor-heated carpets to a blazing fire in the sitting room, a mound of presents underneath the tree and huge windows gazing out on to snowy mountains.
    • They drive across the country to his remote log cabin in snowy mountains, bonding along the way despite their implacably opposed positions in the situation.
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    • Rainy or snowy weather also affects driver visibility and control of the vehicle.
    • During extremely cold, snowy periods raccoons have been observed sleeping for long periods at a time, but do not hibernate.
    • However, it must be stated that the majority of Scotland's population do not endure severe, snowy winters.
    1.2 [literary/literario] (white) blanco como la nieve, níveo [literary/literario]
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    • Above them was a castle made of pure, white snowy clouds.
    • Her dress was pure snowy white, of course, simple and off-the-shoulder.
    • Her snowy white hair rose like a wedding cake on the crown of her tiny head, every curl lacquered in place with multiple applications of hairspray.

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