Definitions

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  • proper n. A severe blizzard or series of blizzards affecting one locale.

Etymologies

Blend of snow and Armageddon (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Baltimore Sun's Frank Roylance reports the term "Snowmageddon" - which caught fire last February from use on this blog originating from a solicitation for storm names and an online vote - was added to Merriam-Webster online dictionary's "New Words and Slang" list.

    Snowmageddon makes "new words and slang" list

  • The year began with what was called "Snowmageddon" -- heavy snows in multiple states, including the south.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Pauly's quick response to the storm, which became known as Snowmageddon, could be a case study in how to make the most of a weather disaster.

    Roof-and-gutter service finds the silver lining in Snowmageddon

  • SnO.M.G., an apparent homage to both Valley girls and the East Coast's recent spate of blizzards, which were called Snowmageddon.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The year began with what was jokingly called "Snowmageddon" -- heavy snows in multiple states, including the south.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • After all, if there's one thing we learned from "Snowmageddon" -- it's much better when it comes in inches rather than feet.

    Lori's A.M. Buzz: New leader for Metro?

  • Westerhaus is well aware of unpredictable Minnesota winters, so when his official visit to the U was slightly stymied by "Snowmageddon" -- the 17-inch dumping the Twin Cities received in mid-December -- it was "no big deal," said the senior from Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • "Snowmageddon" - that's what President Barack Obama calls the storm that's shut down Washington.

    WN.com - Articles related to Obama statue installed at Indonesian school

  • WASHINGTON - "Snowmageddon" - that's what President Barack ...

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • "The Bible calls this day 'Snowmageddon' - the end of all things," said NBC12 chief meteorologist Jim Duncan, a 30-year weather news veteran and team captain, who, with his crew of roughneck weathermen and one weatherwoman, hope t

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