snowman Definition

a figure made of snow, typically formed by piling three snowballs on top of each other and adding details such as arms and a face.

Using snowman: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "snowman" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The children built a snowman in the park.

  • Example

    She decorated the snowman with a carrot nose and coal eyes.

snowman Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for snowman

Antonyms for snowman

Phrases with snowman

  • to disappear or dissolve quickly


    The ice cream melted like a snowman in the sun.

  • snowman's chance in hell

    no chance at all


    He has a snowman's chance in hell of winning the race.

  • to make a figure out of snow


    Let's go outside and build a snowman.


Summary: snowman in Brief

A 'snowman' [ˈsnəʊmən] is a figure made of snow, usually consisting of three snowballs stacked on top of each other and decorated with details like arms and a face. It is a common winter activity for children to build a snowman, as seen in 'The children built a snowman in the park.' Phrases include 'melt like a snowman,' meaning to disappear quickly, and 'build a snowman,' referring to the act of making a snow figure.

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