Definition of wintry mix in English:

wintry mix


  • Variable precipitation consisting of rain, freezing rain, sleet, or snow.

    ‘the wintry mix slowed down drivers crossing the Blue Ridge Mountains’
    • ‘They expect a wintry mix of snow and rain from North Carolina up to New England.’
    • ‘During our walk there was a wintry mix of precipitation falling, and some very slippery spots on the sidewalk where there was not much traction.’
    • ‘Also in the northeast, could see a wintry mix of precipitation.’
    • ‘Snow and an accompanying ‘wintry mix’ had been forecast for the Washington area, and I was concerned about not being able to shop for family Christmas presents.’