springtime

noun spring·time \ ˈspriŋ-ˌtīm \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of springtime

1 : the season of spring
2 : youth 1a
3 : an early or flourishing stage of development

Examples of springtime in a Sentence

  1. Springtime is her favorite time of year.

  2. a springtime of entrepreneurship in the old Soviet bloc after the fall of the Iron Curtain

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First Known Use of springtime

15th century



SPRINGTIME Defined for English Language Learners

springtime

noun

Definition of springtime for English Language Learners

  • : the season of spring


SPRINGTIME Defined for Kids

springtime

noun spring·time \ ˈspriŋ-ˌtīm \

Definition of springtime for Students

: the season of spring


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