Elderly folk who escape from their cold native habitats to the warm and dry desert of Arizona from November-April every year. While local shopkeepers, innkeepers, and other employees of the service industry may tell them that their dollar is welcome, every native son and daughter of the desert prays for the day the temperature gets above 90 degrees. That is the point that people from the regions known as the Midwest, Canada, and the East Coast board their land barges, manufactured by companies such as Buick, Lincoln, and Winnebago and begin their trek back to the colder lands.

While the locals will tell the snowbirds that they are welcome, the are truly nothing more than intruders and interlopers in our fair desert home. They make up for 1/2 of the traffic during their season, yet they find every loophole to keep their vehicles registered out of state, thus forcing the locals to pay for all the damage that they cause to the road. They carry an arrogant attitude that says "I'm spending my money here, treat me like royalty."

Snowbirds would be considered little more than a harmless nuisance if it were not for the fact that they are allowed to drive here in Arizona. Local drivers here in Arizona (the ones with Arizona Tags) are scientifically proven to be the most hopelessly stupid people ever to sit behind a steering wheel. Unfortunately, add lost drivers with slowing revlexes, poor vision, and vehicles the size of small apartments and there is little reason as to why car insurance is so high out here.

Spotting Tips: Look for cheap diner-style resturaunts such as Villiage Inn or Denny's which serve food that can be afforded on a so called "fixed income" (whatever that is). The snowbirds can typically be spotted here. When approaching these parking lots, give the snowbirds a wide berth, as they will often perform a fifty-two point turn to get into their space. Their average time (this has been clocked) in successfully backing out of a space is typically four minutes and twenty three seconds, so if you are in a hurry, steer clear.
1. I went to the supermarket to get a gallon of Milk today, but it took me six hours because the Snowbirds in front of me argued over the expiration dates of their uncut coupons. They then proceeded to pay for their groceries with a check.

2. The snowbird paid for his $14 pizza delivery with unrolled change and did not tip the driver.

3. The snowbird did not see the light turn green, and sat still for the entirety of the light, despite the mile-long line of cars honking at her.
by Metaphysical Kosmanaut April 03, 2007
anyone coming to arizona stricly because they want to leave their winter season, for ours. then leave when it gets hot.
this fucker cant drive, he isnt from around here. his plate says michigan...damn snow bird.
by Dr. Philyaup February 21, 2006
Any northerner who migrates to southern states, namely Florida, during the winter months. Recognizable by poor driving habits, pale skin, and funny accents. Snowbirds can often be seen wearing shoes on the beach or blocking traffic by driving 5 under on major roads.
Did you see that snowbird try to surf!? He totally got eaten by that wave!

I went to get a burrito and it took 20 minutes because of all the snowbirds.
by AdamFL January 19, 2009
Any old or wealthy person who migrates to florida for the cold winter months. These individuals are notorious for bad driving, an undeserved sense of superiority and lack of fashion sense.
"Now it takes me 20 minutes longer to get to work in the morning because all these damn snow birds are clogging up the roads with their shitty driving"

by rum digger December 04, 2008
According to S'uthern legend, there exists a land north of the Mason-Dixon line called "Can-o-duh" (spelling is unconfirmed). From this mythical land where roads are made of ice, and dwellings made of compacted snow blocks formed in a dome, come a people who flock to Florida. Upon arrival, these "Snowbirds" dye their hair blue and wreak terror on the interstate.
A Snowbird in a vee-hickle just runned down my pig!
by Professor Anus September 02, 2006
Elderly people vacationing/invading Florida during the winter months
A canadian snowbird coming to florida on vacation for two weeks on a package deal with $216 to spend. Elderly snowbird couple in a very large car stopped on US41 in the center lane, waiting for 600 or so cars to go past them so they can make the left turn into Denny's. The same elderly couple buying a one dollar lottery ticket at 7/11 and searching thru their purse for correct change.
by Badblud September 05, 2009
Elderly people who travel to Florida during the winter months. They arrive after Thanksgiving, go home for Christmas and come back the day after New Years and stay until Early April.

They clog the restaurants and the roads (driving 20mph under the limit) and love to pull out in front of you when there's no one behind you. Anyone growing up in Central and South Florida will have the opportunity to learn what all the license plates of the US and Canada look like. Only benefit is these people bring their money and stimulate the economy.
Kid: "Dad why did that old man from NY just pull out in front of us and drive slow?"
Dad: "Son, its wintertime in Florida, that is a snowbird"
by idk1234567 July 09, 2011
Gay fuck shit old people who come from nw york into the great state of florida (mostly miami) and ruin it
these pussy whipped bitches are really snooty to anyone who isnt an old fuck who drives a lincoln like them, they drive really slow cuz they have old people disease where they get all retarded and mentally slow and they usually drive down the middle of the road and cause crashes, also, they destroy all the good food places and make people build all these gay gefilte-fish old people restaurants
where they go to eat dinner at like 2 in the afternoon (which is when like all the cool people in miami wake up)
pretty much, snowbirds are a bunch of gay faggets who deserve to die
snowbird #1: oh, herbert, those hooligans over there are listening to music in the car with their windows down, what has this world come to?
snowbird #2: i dont know alfred, but i will call the police on those criminals .......................................................................(now do you get the point about how fucking stupid the snowbirds are)
by patio boi April 05, 2004
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