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The season of winter.


(Physical Geography) the winter season. Also (archaic): wintertide


(ˈwɪn tərˌtaɪm)

the season of winter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wintertime - the coldest season of the yearwintertime - the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
winter solstice - December 22, when the sun is at its southernmost point
time of year, season - one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; "the regular sequence of the seasons"
midwinter - the middle of winter
فَصْل الشِّتاء
kış mevsimi


[ˈwɪntətaɪm] Ninvierno m
in (the) wintertimeen invierno


winter time [ˈwɪntərtaɪm] nhiver m


[ˈwɪntəˌtaɪm] ninverno, stagione f invernale


(ˈwintə) noun
the coldest season of the year. We often have snow in winter; (also adjective) winter evenings.
ˈwintry adjective
like winter in being very cold. a wintry day; wintry weather.
ˈwintriness noun
winter sports
sports played in the open air on snow and ice, eg skiing, tobogganing etc.
ˈwintertime noun
the season of winter.
References in classic literature ?
IN THE WINTERTIME, a Dog curled up in as small a space as possible on account of the cold, determined to make himself a house.
While Miss Skiffins was taking off her bonnet (she retained her green gloves during the evening as an outward and visible sign that there was company), Wemmick invited me to take a walk with him round the property, and see how the island looked in wintertime.
This was bad enough in the summer, when a man could see; in wintertime it was enough to make your hair stand up, for the room would be so full of steam that you could not make anything out five feet in front of you.
Some had shot deer in hungry wintertime, when they could get no other food, and had been seen in the act by the foresters, but had escaped, thus saving their ears; some had been turned out of their inheritance, that their farms might be added to the King's lands in Sherwood Forest; some had been despoiled by a great baron or a rich abbot or a powerful esquire-- all, for one cause or another, had come to Sherwood to escape wrong and oppression.
The Polish team arrived in Skardu on Dec 31 in a bid to become the first to scale K2 in wintertime.
Located just downstream from the Sea Hag Marina and the Jena boat ramp, it's just one example of the many wintertime haunts of Steinhatchee seatrout.
grip for the driver and resist corrosion from the snow and salt on the wintertime roads.
Skating, sledding and fort building were all on our wintertime agenda.
Filled with simple, charming color illustrations, A Treasury of Wintertime Tales is a gigantic, hardcover storybook compendium of thirteen cherished, seasonal stories.
MORE and more Europeans are taking wintertime holidays and travelling in search of the sun, preferring beach holidays to winter sports.
The aid distributed consisted of blankets, mats and wintertime clothes.
11 (Petra) -- The cabinet decided during its session today to rescind a decision to unify summertime and wintertime.