la spruzzata

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun la spruzzata, which means snow flurry (in American English, at least, we tend to refer to it in the plural: flurries). A snow flurry, according to the National Weather Service, is “light snow falling for short durations. No accumulation or just a light dusting is all that is expected.”

As a resident of upstate New York, we have seen a lot of spruzzate lately!

See the noun used below:

Devo dire che non mi piace molto la neve ma quando ieri tornavo a casa e guidavo durante quella breve spruzzata, cominciavo a sentire lo spirito delle feste che stanno per arrivare!

I have to say I don’t like snow very much, but when I was returning home and driving yesterday during that brief snow flurry, I started to get into the spirit of the holidays that are about to arrive!

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