midwinter

noun
mid·​win·​ter | \ ˈmid-ˈwin-tər How to pronounce midwinter (audio) , -ˌwin- \

Definition of midwinter

1 : the winter solstice
2 : the middle of winter

Other Words from midwinter

midwinter adjective

Examples of midwinter in a Sentence

the heavy snows and frigid temperatures of midwinter
Recent Examples on the Web But maybe some light for a midwinter evening walk will make up for it? The Editors, Outside Online, 24 Mar. 2022 The rising tensions in Ukraine are driving fears of a midwinter cutoff. New York Times, 15 Feb. 2022 One of the nation’s hottest housing markets is in Idaho, where Conor Hammons, the owner of a real-estate team there, said newcomers call him for help with issues including finding a snowblower midwinter when none are in stock. Jennifer Levitz, WSJ, 7 Feb. 2022 California’s snowpack, which had been at 160% of normal in December, is down to around 90% due to the lack of new accumulation and some midwinter melting. Brandon Miller, CNN, 10 Mar. 2022 The rising tensions in Ukraine are driving fears of a midwinter cutoff. New York Times, 15 Feb. 2022 The rising tensions in Ukraine are driving fears of a midwinter cutoff. New York Times, 15 Feb. 2022 The rising tensions in Ukraine are driving fears of a midwinter cutoff. New York Times, 15 Feb. 2022 The rising tensions in Ukraine are driving fears of a midwinter cutoff. New York Times, 12 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of midwinter

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Midwinter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midwinter. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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midwinter

noun
mid·​win·​ter | \ ˈmid-ˈwin-tər How to pronounce midwinter (audio) \

Kids Definition of midwinter

1 : the middle of winter
2 : the winter solstice

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