Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property or condition of being snowy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being snowy, in any sense.

Etymologies

snowy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His swarthy skin contrasted most attractively with the snowiness of his linen.

    Shameless

  • So yesterday I got caught up in the snowiness of it all, bundled myself up, and went outside to run down the hill and feel the falling snow bounce off of my face as I flew by.

    Polka Dot Cottage » Wintery things » Print

  • The writer wants to stress the coldness of the New England winter, rather than its interminable length, its gloominess, its snowiness and many other qualities that it always possesses.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Henriette felt that she and Peterle, well washed as their garments were, formed drab blots on the snowiness of the room.

    Two Tales of Old Strasbourg

  • Now, with a proud grace, he raised his head, -- not to look at me, but across me, at the lilies, to satiate himself with their odorous snowiness.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • She made discreet pilgrimages to look at those dainty things so dear to her, lingerie white and soft and fine, satin slippers, fans, gloves and a wedding gown of dazzling snowiness.

    The Way of the Wind

  • He was in full evening dress, and Kedzie had always marveled at the snowiness of his linen.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • He sat forward on the edge of his chair, his snow-white hair rather long and heavy, was standing up in artistic disorder; his full beard, rivaling his hair in snowiness, hid the lower part of his face and the brilliancy of his bright eyes that were overshadowed with heavy white brows, and the rapidity of his speech and the quick movements of his firm white hands all bespoke energy – life – with enthusiasm.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

  • Otherwise, snowiness notwithstanding, it is "grey."

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 4

  • /operated on both Federation and House Harakamian frequencies, but judging from the snowiness of the video and the static in the sound, both had been affected by the current crisis.

    First Warning

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