peak season

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of peak season

:the time when tourists visit the most
  • During peak season, the island is very crowded.

Word by Word Definitions

peak play
  1. : a pointed or projecting part of a garment

  2. : promontory

  3. : a sharp or pointed end

  1. : to reach a maximum (as of capacity, value, or activity)

  2. : to cause to come to a peak, point, or maximum

  1. : being at or reaching the maximum

  1. : to grow thin or sickly

  2. : to dwindle away

  1. : to set (a gaff, a yard, etc.) nearer the perpendicular

  2. : to hold (oars) with blades well raised

season play
  1. : a time characterized by a particular circumstance or feature

  2. : a suitable or natural time or occasion

  3. : an indefinite period of time : while

  1. : to give (food) more flavor or zest by adding seasoning or savory ingredients

  2. : to give a distinctive quality to as if by seasoning

  3. : to qualify by admixture : temper


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