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Depiction of a snowball fight, circa 1400 CE.


snowball fight (plural snowball fights)

  1. A scuffle or play fight whose object is to hit opponents with snowballs.
    • 1912, Stratemeyer Syndicate, Baseball Joe on the School Nine Chapter 2
      "Oh, I mean a snowball fight. This is probably the last of the season, and I was thinking we could get a lot of fellows together, make a fort, and have a regular battle like we read about in Cæsar to-day. It would be no end of sport."