Definition of snowblower in US English:

snowblower

noun

  • A machine that clears fallen snow by blowing it to the side.

    • ‘Once I got going though, and got accustomed to lowering/raising the snowblower and aiming the blower so all the snow didn't blow back onto me, I did great.’
    • ‘The roar of snowblowers are now roars of motorcycles.’
    • ‘Many people believe that using a snowblower instead of a shovel to clear sidewalks and driveways will decrease their risk of heart attack, but are the machines a good investment?’
    • ‘A 15-foot-tall industrial snowblower started tossing snow and ice toward a truck.’
    • ‘They become unsafe with power tools, lawnmowers, snowblowers, cars, medications, propane tanks, and vulnerable to unscrupulous individuals and scams very early in the disease.’
    • ‘Eventually, other people wake and the magic of the untouched snow is broken by the sounds of snowblowers and tires crunching their way down the street.’
    • ‘Then he removed the snowblower from the lawn mower, attached the mowing deck and mowed the lawn.’
    • ‘And that would be the only sound you hear for a while - no trucks or cars or snowblowers, just the crunch, crunch, crunching of snow underfoot and the occasional giggle of a small child who captures a snowflake on his tongue.’
    • ‘You can remove the tiller and attach a mower, brush cutter or snowblower to this machine.’
    • ‘I say this because the other day Logan took a spin at shoveling and our neighbor came over and cleared over half our concrete wonderland with his HUGE snowblower.’
    • ‘Some manufacturers also offer electric snowblowers, a much more environmentally friendly choice.’
    • ‘It shouldn't be surprising then, that in a world that's gaga for sport utility vehicles, Honda currently sells more different models of snowblowers than it does SUVs (just two).’
    • ‘They could be showing me snowblowers and shovels and we haven't had snow in Austin in 12 years.’
    • ‘Because unemployment is at an all time low, some folks have landed themselves occupations in which it is safe to say they are less qualified than goldfish running snowblowers.’
    • ‘I found the snowblowers lined up like an armada of fighter planes.’
    • ‘Available with huge mowing decks, commercial mowers can turn on a dime, and many can be equipped with enclosed cabs and snowplows or snowblowers for winter use.’
    • ‘Only a Canadian understands how to cash in on oodles of ice and white flakes by designing the world's first snowblower, snowmobile, and Zamboni.’
    • ‘I do hate everyone who has a snowblower, just on general principles.’
    • ‘At around $100, it's much cheaper than a gas-powered snowblower, and it only weighs 12 pounds.’
    • ‘He had a snowblower and would clear snow for other people on our block, but not for us.’

Pronunciation

snowblower

/ˈsnōˌblōər//ˈsnoʊˌbloʊər/