- n.A massive snowstorm; the negative effects of such a storm. Also: blizz-aster. [Blend of blizzard and disaster.]Example Citations:One reader suggested we call the forthcoming snow a "snownami;" Karl coined the term "blizzaster."—Chuck Sudo, " You Say 'Snowpacalypse,' We Say 'Tuesday': http://chicagoist.com/2011/01/31/2011_february_blizzard_chicago_frea.php," Chicagoist, January 31, 2011TribLocal wants your blizzard photos. Whether you are weathering the storm by building snowmen or plowing through piles of snow on your driveway, TribLocal is asking for photos of how you honor Old Man Winter. And if you want to stay in the comfort of your home, just post a photo of your backyard blizzaster.—Mary Rakoczy, " Post your blizzard photos on TribLocal.com: http://triblocal.com/naperville/2011/02/01/post-your-blizzard-photos-on-triblocal-com/," TribLocal, February 1, 2011Earliest Citation:These were taken around 10 am, the snow is already a lot higher...updates will be posted later!—" Blizzaster 2009 pictures: http://jeromyandlisa.blogspot.com/2009/12/blizzaster-2009-pictures.html," Life on Stover Drive, December 19, 2009Notes: Related Words: Category:
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