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