Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The season of winter.

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  • n. The season of winter, between autumn and spring

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox

Etymologies

winter +‎ time (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We would tell you that we hoped our country had [words indistinct] at this moment it is not summertime in Cuba, and even during what we call wintertime everyone sweats.

    TOUR OF CHILE

  • The buck is too big, too fat and too clean to be a wild buck in wintertime snow-and-ice USA.

    Not All Big Bucks Come From the Midwest

  • Vikings traditionally wore heavy wool garments and furs in wintertime and linens in the warmer months, as they did not have cotton (nor spandex lol).

    Pink is the New Blog | Everybody's Business Is My Business » Blog Archive » Behold: The New Thor

  • Yes, wintertime is not a particularly good time to get started on outdoor infrastructure projects that involve digging in the frozen earth.

    Matthew Yglesias » Transit and Crisis

  • "I grew up in wintertime playing on ponds and lakes," Crosby said.

    NHL players excited to go outdoors in Buffalo's chill

  • This far north the sun sets early in wintertime — technically, around 3: 00 p.m. — but in truth, sunset heralds two hours of dusky purple and orange in the western sky, above a serrated landscape visible to a range of thirty miles.

    Empire's End

  • The Laureates talk about their experiences of Stockholm in wintertime, that they had met during the years but never collaborated

    Robert J. Aumann - Interview

  • Most environmentalists don't realize (says Kristof) that Yellowstone is virtually inaccessible in wintertime except by snowmobile and that the new generation of snowmobiles is somewhat cleaner and quieter than the older generations.

    IsThatLegal?

  • In the frozen north, in wintertime, when the daylight is brief and the mercury is never above zero, the danger is a deep and peculiar lethargy which I have experienced myself.

    After The Crises—The Clean-Up

  • Some were red, some white, and others pale pink, and they were just peeping out of the green leaves, as rosy-faced children peep out from their warm beds in wintertime before they are quite willing to get up.

    The Story of My Life

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