Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The season of winter.

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  • noun The season of winter, between autumn and spring

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

Etymologies

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winter +‎ time

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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