Adjective "blizzards" definition and examples

(Blizzards may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈblɪzəd/

Definitions and examples

noun

A severe snowstorm with high winds.
  1. 'Since that first winter, I've been through two ice storms and blizzards, as well as ‘normal’ winters, and frankly, I hate them.'
  2. 'The blizzard became severe on the afternoon of the 25th.'
  3. 'The illustrated book covers 70 years of Yorkshire's gales, blizzards, tornados and droughts.'
  4. 'And then there are the weather warnings for hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, floods, winds, and tides.'
  5. 'The heavy blizzards can be so severe and the snowdrifts have been known to reach the roof.'
  6. 'In all it was a beautiful quiet day and definitely not a blizzard, just a snowstorm.'
  7. 'Unpredictable summer storms, floods, and other water accompanied disasters such as hurricanes, blizzards, and tornados are some more reasons for water damage.'
  8. 'The blizzard winds had come in much sooner than they normally did and he and the maids had been stuck in the compound for three weeks.'
  9. 'In the 1980's, after more than 100 wind turbines were set up across the state, none of them survived blizzards with winds blowing at 130 kilometers an hour.'
  10. 'If you lose electric power during a blizzard or ice storm, you probably will lose your heat.'
  11. 'The code breaks into numbers, which decay further into a blizzard of zeros and ones.'
  12. 'Each month, I faced a blizzard of bills, which came to dominate my life.'
  13. 'To curb overheating, regulators have produced a blizzard of edicts in the last fortnight, and made a few high profile arrests.'
  14. 'Thereafter, we were treated to a blizzard of corporate cameos.'
  15. 'In an effort to help clear a path through this blizzard of misinformation and propaganda, here are the pertinent facts.'
  16. 'Hackers tried to trick users into visiting a maliciously-constructed website using a blizzard of spam emails last week.'
  17. 'Politicians, policy experts and academics are amazingly complacent about the blizzard of cross-subsidies that now rages.'
  18. 'However, in the blizzard of journalistic hype, these subtle forms they create are being lost.'
  19. 'He is a constant bundle of energy, founding and leading a whole blizzard of extra-curricular clubs and plays, never quite satisfied for long.'
  20. 'And while hitting the top 10 has created a blizzard of credibility-tinged hype around the group, they just can't live up to their radical image.'
  21. 'The Minister says that she has had to make regular visits to the regional capital to cope with a blizzard of bureaucracy.'
  22. 'There will be a storm of prudent rhetoric, a blizzard of initiatives and tax breaks and a torrent of concessions towards pensioners and motorists in rural areas.'
  23. 'The mass no-show came despite a flurry of ads encouraging participation, and a veritable blizzard of TV spots exploring the question of voter apathy, especially among youth.'
  24. 'The main product was a blizzard of internal memos - so many that most days could be spent just responding to them.'
  25. 'There is irony in the book's blizzard of anecdotal details.'
  26. 'As the blizzard of redundancies and closures continued through the 1970s and 80s, finding investment for such ventures was about as easy as crossing a motorway blindfolded.'
  27. 'His first two solo shows were a blizzard of styles, combining watercolours and charcoals, landscapes and portraits, religious paintings crafted lovingly by a committed atheist.'
  28. 'Marking a memo ‘Secret’ gives it a certain cachet, makes it worthy of attention in the blizzard of paperwork that consumes government offices.'
  29. 'And did this blizzard of deal activity generate tangible additional value for their shareholders?'
  30. 'There has also been a blizzard of complaints about poor customer service, falling earnings, rising debt, and a hostile attempt to force changes at board level.'

More definitions

1. Meteorology. a storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds, and intense cold. a heavy and prolonged snowstorm covering a wide area.

2. an inordinately large amount all at one time; avalanche: a blizzard of Christmas cards. verb (used without object)

3. to snow as a blizzard: Looks as though it's going to blizzard tonight.

More examples(as adjective)

"meters can be blizzards."

"conditions can be blizzards."

"traffics can be blizzards."

"snows can be blizzards."

"slides can be blizzards."

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Origin

(blizzard)Early 19th century (originally US, denoting a violent blow): of unknown origin.