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addaword.gifdefinition of blizzaster

noun
a very heavy snowstorm or blizzard, which causes loss of property as well as human life; a major disaster. A blend of 'blizzard' and 'disaster'.
Our snowmobile got whacked and broken into pieces when caught in a blizzaster.
Submitted by: sandy dheer from India on 03/02/2011 03:27:00
Definition of blizzaster from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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