spring fever

noun

Definition of 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 Warm, sunny days and blooming gardens bring on spring fever. Christian Heeb, National Geographic, "Picnic with a View," 27 Mar. 2020 With spring fever turning to cabin fever for many of us, people are looking for virtual adventures and online educational and entertainment. Kelly Kazek | Kkazek@al.com, al, "10 great ways to experience Alabama from your sofa," 26 Mar. 2020 In the midst of Met Gala mania, and with spring fever in full swing, this week had much to offer by way of beauty inspiration, from behind-the-scenes prep to strikingly directional looks. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "The 10 Best Beauty Looks of the Week: Kendall Jenner, Victoria Beckham, and More," 13 May 2018 No fish spreads spring fever at the big lake faster than the crappie. Brent Frazee, kansascity, "It's high time to go crappie fishing at Lake of the Ozarks | The Kansas City Star," 26 Apr. 2018 Thankfully, Makeup Revolution has released its new Renaissance Illuminate Highlighter Palettes just in time to feed your spring fever and summer daydreams. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, "Makeup Revolution Debuts Renaissance Illuminate Highlighter Palettes," 11 Mar. 2018 Huge tasting in the garden 7 to 11 p.m. March 9, Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E. 38th St., $100-$125, (317) 375-2700, mynoblelife.org Cure spring fever with tastings from 29 restaurants set up in the gardens of the Indiana Home & Garden Show. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Best Indianapolis food events in March," 1 Mar. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'spring fever.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of spring fever

1859, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about spring fever

Time Traveler for spring fever

Time Traveler

The first known use of spring fever was in 1859

See more words from the same year

Statistics for spring fever

Last Updated

11 Apr 2020

Cite this Entry

“Spring fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20fever. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for spring fever

spring fever

noun

English Language Learners Definition of spring fever

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

Comments on spring fever

What made you want to look up spring fever? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!