- n. idiomatic A period of time, as during a holiday season or a political campaign, in which the behavior of an individual or group tends to become uncharacteristically frivolous, mirthful, or eccentric.
- n. idiomatic, journalism A period, usually during the summertime, when news media tend to place increased emphasis on reporting light-hearted, offbeat, or bizarre stories.
- n. a time usually late summer characterized by exaggerated news stories about frivolous matters for want of real news
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