silly season


silly season

noun

Definition of SILLY SEASON

1
:  a period (as late summer) when the mass media often focus on trivial or frivolous matters for lack of major news stories
2
:  a period marked by frivolous, outlandish, or illogical activity or behavior

First Known Use of SILLY SEASON

1861

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