A snowball is a small, round object that is made from snow. When you throw a snowball, it starts to grow as it rolls.

  • When he threw the snowball, it quickly grew into a large snowball.

  • When she threw the snowball, it slowly grew larger and larger.

Definition of snowball


plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions


abronia elliptica, sweet sand verbena


ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup


ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce


increase or accumulate at a rapidly accelerating rate


snow pressed into a ball for throwing (playfully)


throw snowballs at

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Example Sentences for snowball

  • 1

    Let's keep the snowball rolling.

  • 2

    Kids made several snowballs.

  • 3

    Someone threw a snowball at me.

  • 4

    He got injured by a snowball.

  • 5

    The snowball has left the building.

  • 6

    The snowball hits Pingu on the head.

  • 7

    Kids are having fun with making snowballs.

  • 8

    How many snowballs do you have

  • 9

    The snowball narrowly misses as the Seagull takes off.

  • 10

    Every problem was conveniently explained as the subversive act of Snowball.