snower

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snow +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

snower (plural snowers)

  1. Something that or somebody who snows, or makes snow.
    • c. 1957, Colonel Tom Parker, as explained in Alanna Nash, The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley, Simon and Schuster (2003), ISBN 978-0-7432-1301-1, page 155:
      [] another standard of excellence: the ability to con, or “snow.” [] ¶ The coup de grâce of Parker’s little folly was the club’s slickly produced rule book, which the Colonel called a Confidential Report Dealing with Advanced Techniques of Member Snowers, prepared by a team “notably skilled in evasiveness and ineptitude.”
    • 1971, John Oliver Killens, The Cotillion: or, One Good Bull Is Half the Herd,[1] Coffee House Press (2002), ISBN 978-1-56689-119-6, page 148:
      There was snow out on the Harlem streets, and inside the Lovejoys,[sic] Ben Ali did a snow job on her Highness, Lady Daphne. And it required a lot of snowing by a champeen snower; the Lady was nobody’s fool.
    • 1979, Jeanne Kelly and Nathan K. Mao (translators), Qian Zhongshu (author), Fortress Besieged, New Directions Publishing (2004), ISBN 978-0-8112-1552-7, page 301:
      Hsin-Mei said, “ [] When I was in America, people used to call the Foreign Students Summer Club the ‘Big Three Conference’: the show-offs, the suckers, and the—uh—the girl-snowers.”
    • 1986, Jane Louise Curry, The Lotus Cup,[2] Atheneum, ISBN 9780689503849, page 43:
      Maybe, Corry thought, that was what gardeners tended to in wintertime: snow. Would that make them “snowers?” or “snowmen?”
    • 2003 December 7, SDicato, “Lobsters”, rec.motorcycles.harley, Usenet:
      Cant ride with all the snow but took a walk on the beach after kicking ass with the 8hp snower blower...picked up 45 lobsters..nice eating all the tails at once
    • 2004 December 26, Wolf Kirchmeir, “Re: Knowledge's Discretion”, comp.ai.philosophy, Usenet:
      Mind you, when I was a child, I was told a charming story about Frau Holle, who was the snower - when she shook out the duvets of the people who lived above the sky, the feathers that flew came to earth as snow.
    • 2006 December 12, "Stormin Mormon", “Re: FLOMAX for 2 stage snow blower”, alt.home.repair, Usenet:
      My blow snower is a very old Toro which requires the gas oil mix.

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