snowball

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈsnəʊbɔːl/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈsnoʊbɔl/

Noun[change]

Singular
snowball

Plural
snowballs

  1. A snowball is a ball made of snow.
A stack of snowballs.

Verb[change]

Plain form
snowball

Third-person singular
snowballs

Past tense
snowballed

Past participle
snowballed

Present participle
snowballing

  1. (figurative) Snowball is something that gets out of control rapidly.
    If you do not pay the bank on time, the interest will snowball.

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