spring fever


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

Examples of spring fever in a Sentence

The children all have spring fever.
Recent Examples on the Web April showers, May flowers, cherry blossoms, spring fever, new beginnings and more cliché descriptions all ring true. Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 11 May 2024 For many, spring fever manifests itself as a total home overhaul. Toni Sutton, Peoplemag, 16 Apr. 2024 For her spring collection—Comme Moi shows in a see now, buy now cadence—Yan embraced her spring fever with a playful lineup. Vogue, 6 Apr. 2024 If your spring fever is already turning into summer fever, try refreshing your living space with beachy pieces. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 29 Apr. 2023 Sick leave also rose in April and December, as employees perhaps succumbed to spring fever or actual fevers. Alain Sherter, CBS News, 24 Aug. 2023 Symptoms of spring fever may include the need to clean and the urge to splurge on new goodies. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 30 Mar. 2023 When summer arrives, our spring fever has long worn off. Chris McKeown, The Enquirer, 27 May 2023 The first is the concept of spring fever. Chris McKeown, The Enquirer, 15 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spring fever was in 1859

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Cite this Entry

“Spring fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20fever. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

spring fever

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