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cold snap Syllabification: cold snap
Pronunciation: /ˈkōld ˌsnap/

Definition of cold snap in English:


A sudden, brief spell of cold weather.
Example sentences
  • Spring has arrived in Texas and although we'll probably have the traditional Easter cold snap, we're done with winter.
  • I'm in a fine mood, enjoying our first really good cold snap of the season.
  • At least six people have died in the latest cold snap, including a hiker found in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
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