wintertime

noun
win·​ter·​time | \ ˈwin-tər-ˌtīm How to pronounce wintertime (audio) \

Definition of wintertime

: the season of winter

Examples of wintertime in a Sentence

We enjoy skiing in the wintertime.
Recent Examples on the Web Since then, the state has seen improvement in wintertime air quality thanks in part to investments approved by lawmakers, according to Senate President Stuart Adams, R-Layton. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, "EPA: Wasatch Front air now in compliance with pollution standards," 11 Nov. 2020 Pittock Mansion celebrates the world of animals with a Christmas exhibit featuring reindeer, polar bears, lions and mice as well as other wintertime favorites. oregonlive, "Your 2020 Oregon holiday events guide: What’s happening and what’s not," 10 Nov. 2020 Plus, the slate of reds and berries in this lip color’s lineup is nothing short of full-on glamorous — just the thing for a wintertime pick-me-up. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, "Save on makeup, skincare and haircare at Sephora’s Holiday Savings Event," 30 Oct. 2020 Making matters worse, hospitals are already treating the usual wintertime stream of flus and other illnesses that, even in a normal year, can push bed occupancy rates past 95 percent. Benjamin Mueller, New York Times, "Britain’s Health Workers Face 2nd Virus Wave, but This Time With Less Support," 27 Oct. 2020 If exercise helps, make a plan to work out safely indoors during wintertime; Mark Riechers, a 34-year-old radio producer with an affinity for cycling, says that can provide structure and normalcy. Author: Chelsea Cirruzzo, Anchorage Daily News, "Pandemic depression is about to collide with seasonal depression — but making a plan can help, experts say," 28 Oct. 2020 With wintertime inversions around the corner, both candidates offered up unique solutions for the county’s pollution problems. Leia Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Former mayor and ex-Blackhawk pilot battle for open seat in Salt Lake County Council District 2," 21 Oct. 2020 And even in the dreary wintertime, bright orange carrots and ruby-red beets are in season when there isn’t that much colorful fresh produce around. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Vivid slaw tosses in beets and apples for a fresh, tangy crunch," 21 Oct. 2020 If exercise helps, make a plan to work out safely indoors during wintertime; Mark Riechers, a 34-year-old radio producer with an affinity for cycling, says that can provide structure and normalcy. Washington Post, "Pandemic depression is about to collide with seasonal depression. Make a plan, experts say.," 8 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of wintertime

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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15 Nov 2020

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“Wintertime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wintertime. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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wintertime

noun
How to pronounce wintertime (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of wintertime

: the season of winter

wintertime

noun
win·​ter·​time | \ ˈwin-tər-ˌtīm How to pronounce wintertime (audio) \

Kids Definition of wintertime

: the winter season

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