Canada vs Snowball - What's the difference?

canada | snowball |


As nouns the difference between canada and snowball

is that canada is a blow with a cane while snowball is a ball of snow, usually one made in the hand and thrown for amusement in a snowball fight; also a larger ball of snow made by rolling a snowball around in snow that sticks to it and increases its diameter.

As a verb snowball is

to rapidly grow out of proportion or control.

canada

English

(wikipedia Canada)

Proper noun

(s)
  • A country in North America; official name: Canada .
  • (historical) Lower Canada (also Canada East) or Upper Canada (Canada West), often “the Canadas.”
  • Synonyms

    * America's Hat (humorous) * Canuckistan (humorous or derogatory) * Dominion of Canada (historical) * Great White North (informal) * neighbor to the north (qualifier) * People's Republic of Canada (humorous or derogatory) * Soviet Canuckistan (humorous or derogatory)

    Derived terms

    * Atlantic Canada * blame Canada * Canada balsam * * Canada Day * Canada Dry * = bunchberry Cornus canadensis * Canada East = Lower Canada * Canada Games * Canada goose, Branta canadensis * Canada jay = grey jay * * * * Canada Pension Plan * and its fruit * * Erethizon dorsatum * * Canadarm * * Canada Savings Bond * Canada thistle, * Canada violet, * Canada West = Upper Canada * * Canadian * Canadiana * Canadianism * Canadianize * Canadianist * Canadien * Canadienne * Canajun * Central Canada = Central provinces * French Canada * Lower Canada * O Canada * Upper Canada

    References

    * * Jacques Cartier (1545), Relation originale de Jacques Cartier] , Paris: Tross [1863, p 48.

    See also

    * * * ----

    snowball

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A ball of snow, usually one made in the hand and thrown for amusement in a snowball fight; also a larger ball of snow made by rolling a snowball around in snow that sticks to it and increases its diameter.
  • A cocktail made from lemonade and advocaat.
  • (figuratively) Something that snowballs (grows rapidly out of control).
  • * 2005 , Eldad Ben-Yosef, The Evolution of the US Airline Industry
  • Representatives of the small airlines that felt betrayed by Brown's policy started a political snowball rolling, resulting in the Airmail Act of 1934...
  • A sex act involving passing ejaculated semen from one person's mouth to another's.
  • (US) A type of ice dessert.
  • A type of cake.
  • Derived terms

    * a snowball’s chance]], a , a [[snowball's chance in hell, snowball’s chance in hell * besnowball * cast snowballs * Chinese snowball * New York snowball * snowball bush * snowball cactus * Snowball Earth hypothesis * snowball effect * snowball fight * snowball hammer * snowball marches * snowball opacity * snowball prime * snowball sampling * snowball tree

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
  • The high unemployment rates quickly snowballed into a major budget problem for the government.
  • To play at throwing snowballs.
  • To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at.
  • (sexual slang ) To receive a man's ejaculate in one's mouth, and then to pass it back and forth between one's mouth and his.
  • Derived terms

    * snowballing