Definitions and translations for "snowball"

Definition of snowball

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Noun
1. A ball of snow, usually one made in the hand and thrown for amusement in a snowball fight; also a larger ball of snow made by rolling a snowball around in snow that sticks to it and increases its diameter.
2. A cocktail made from lemonade and advocaat.
3. Something that snowballs (grows rapidly out of control).
4. A sex act involving passing ejaculated semen from one person's mouth to another's.
5. A type of ice dessert.
6. A type of cake.
Verb
7. To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
The high unemployment rates quickly snowballed into a major budget problem for the government.
8. To play at throwing snowballs.
9. To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at.
10. (sexual slang) To receive a man's ejaculate in one's mouth, and then to pass it back and forth between one's mouth and his.
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English - English - snowball

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n. ball made of snow that has been packed or rolled together; any of a number of bushes bearing large white clusters of flowers; crushed ice flavored with syrup and served in a cup
v. grow larger at an accelerating rate; throw balls of snow

English - Spanish - snowball

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s. bola de nieve, pelota de nieve
v. tirar bolas de nieve

English - French - snowball

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n. boule de neige; boule de neige (Botanie); rose de Gueldre (Botanie)
v. lancer des boules de neige; s'envoyer des boules de neige; faire boule de neige

English - German - snowball

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n. Schneeball
v. Schneeball formen; Schneeball werfen; Schneeballeffekt auslösen

English - Indonesian - snowball

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n. gumpalan salju
v. berlemparan dgn bola salju, melemparkan gumpalan salju, semakin bertambah

English - Italian - snowball

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s. palla di neve; (Bot) viburno
v. lanciare palle di neve, fare a palle di neve; (fig) crescere a valanga, aumentare costantemente

English - Polish - snowball

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n. śnieżna kula

English - Portuguese - snowball

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s. bola de neve
v. rolar como uma bola de neve, ir e crescer; projetar uma bola de neve

English - Russian - snowball

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с. снежок, снежный ком
г. играть в снежки, расти как снежный ком

English - Turkish - snowball

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f. çığ gibi büyümek, kartopuna tutmak, kartopu oynamak, gittikçe artmak
i. kartopu, gitgide büyüyen şey, kartopu çiçeği

English - Ukrainian - snowball

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n. сніжка
v. сніжка: гратися в сніжки, сніжка: закидати сніжками, сніжка: ліпити сніжки

German - English - snowball

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n. ball made of snow that has been packed or rolled together; any of a number of bushes bearing large white clusters of flowers; crushed ice flavored with syrup and served in a cup

English - Dutch - snowball

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zn. sneeuwbal
ww. in steeds sneller tempo aangroeien, toenemen of zich uitbreiden; sneeuwballen

English - Greek - snowball

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ουσ. χιονόσφαιρα, χιονόμπαλα

English - Arabic - snowball

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‏كرة ثلجية، الويبرنوم عشب أبيض الزهر‏
‏إرتفع‏

English - Chinese - snowball

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(名) 雪球
(动) 打雪仗, 滚雪球般增长; 向...丢雪球, 使滚雪球般增长

English - Chinese - snowball

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(名) 雪球
(動) 打雪仗, 滾雪球般增長; 向...丟雪球, 使滾雪球般增長

English - Hindi - snowball

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n. बर्फ़ की गोली, बर्फ़ का गेंद

English - Japanese - snowball

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(名) 雪の玉; カンボク, スノーボールツリー; かき氷
(動) 雪玉を投げつける; どんどん増大する

English - Korean - snowball

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명. 눈뭉치; 눈덩이; 컵에 내는 시럽을 뿌린 아이스크림
동. 눈덩이처럼 늘어나다, 빠른 속도로 증가하다; 눈덩이를 던지다

English - Vietnamese - snowball

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n. bông của cây kim ngân hoa, cục tuyết được vò tròn lại, tuyết vò tròn
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Verb forms for snowball
Present participle: snowballing
Present: snowball (3.person: snowballs)
Past: snowballed
Future: will snowball
Present conditional: would snowball
Present Perfect: have snowballed (3.person: has snowballed)
Past Perfect: had snowballed
Future Perfect: will have snowballed
Past conditional: would have snowballed