how to pronounce snow


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the above transcription of snow is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

snow is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of snow in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the rain and the snow and sleet and he …”

meanings of snow


  1. A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted.
  2. The frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation.
  3. A snowfall; a blanket of frozen, crystalline water.
  4. The moving pattern of random dots displayed on a television, etc., when no transmission signal is being received.
  5. Any similar frozen form of a gas or liquid.
  6. A shade of the color white.
  7. Cocaine.


  1. To have snow fall from the sky.
  2. To bluff in draw poker by refusing to draw any cards.
  3. To hoodwink someone, especially by presenting confusing information.


  1. A surname​.

snow frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word snow occurs in english on average 77.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics snow can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that snow can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to snow


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