Definition of midwinter
1 : the winter solstice
2 : the middle of winter
Examples of midwinter in a Sentence
the heavy snows and frigid temperatures of midwinter
Recent Examples of midwinter from the Web
Over 120 miles of multi-use trails twist through town, perfect for cross-country skiing or fat biking midwinter (median household income $78,000).
By midwinter, some stations had reported up to 83 inches of rain.
KABUL, Afghanistan — After 16 years, Afghanistan’s long war shows no sign of taking a day off, even in midwinter.
The weather is likely to return to its traditional midwinter self later this week.
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First Known Use of midwinter
before 12th century
MIDWINTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of midwinter for English Language Learners
: the middle of winter
MIDWINTER Defined for Kids
Definition of midwinter for Students
1 : the middle of winter
2 : the winter solstice
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