Meaning of blizzard

bliz•zard

Pronunciation: (bliz'urd), [key]
— n.
    1. a storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds, and intense cold.
    2. a heavy and prolonged snowstorm covering a wide area.
  1. an inordinately large amount all at one time; avalanche: a blizzard of Christmas cards.
—v.i.
  1. to snow as a blizzard: Looks as though it's going to blizzard tonight.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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