snowologist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

snow +‎ -ologist

Noun[edit]

snowologist ‎(plural snowologists)

  1. (usually humorous) A person who studies the snow, or is an expert on snow-related matters.
    • 1988, February 5, “Cecil Adams”, in The Straight Dope[1]:
      But considering the impossibly large number of flakes in a single snowfall, let alone that have ever fallen, how could snowologists have possibly taken a sample large enough to conclude that no two are alike?
    • 2005, Dennis Hamill, “Amid Hype, I Ask "Snow What?"”, in New York Daily News[2]:
      "Dress warm," advises one brilliant snowologist. "Wear a hat."