spring fever

noun
Updated on: 16 Mar 2018

Definition of spring fever

: a lazy or restless feeling often associated with the onset of spring

Examples of spring fever in a Sentence

  1. The children all have spring fever.

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First Known Use of spring fever

1859

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SPRING FEVER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of spring fever for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of wanting to go outdoors and do things because spring is coming and the weather is getting warmer


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