Definition of blizzard in English:
1A severe snowstorm with high winds.
- And then there are the weather warnings for hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, floods, winds, and tides.
- If you lose electric power during a blizzard or ice storm, you probably will lose your heat.
- Since that first winter, I've been through two ice storms and blizzards, as well as ‘normal’ winters, and frankly, I hate them.
1.1A large or overwhelming number of things arriving suddenly: a blizzard of forms
More example sentences
- As usual with governments, this recognition is late and accompanied by a blizzard of bureaucracy and paperwork.
- In the days immediately following his £2.3m signing a week past on Wednesday, a blizzard of newsprint was devoted to the 23-year-old.
- There has also been a blizzard of complaints about poor customer service, falling earnings, rising debt, and a hostile attempt to force changes at board level.
Early 19th century (originally US, denoting a violent blow): of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with blizzardgizzard, izard, lizard, vizard, wizard
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