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win·ter·time

 (wĭn′tər-tīm′)
n.
The season of winter.

wintertime

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

win•ter•time

(ˈwɪn tərˌtaɪm)

n.
the season of winter.
[1350–1400]
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
Translations
فَصْل الشِّتاء
vintervintertid
télidõ
vetur
kış mevsimi

wintertime

[ˈwɪntətaɪm] Ninvierno m
in (the) wintertimeen invierno

wintertime

winter time [ˈwɪntərtaɪm] nhiver m

wintertime

[ˈwɪntəˌtaɪm] ninverno, stagione f invernale

winter

(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. Thinking that he did this to give me an opportunity of taking his Walworth sentiments, I seized the opportunity as soon as we were out of the Castle.
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.
Despite improvements in much of the United States, air pollution persists as a serious problem in some valley regions of the West, with particulate matter (PM2.5) levels often exceeding national air quality standards during wintertime in Utah's Salt Lake Valley and around Denver.
It is true that it is not always possible during wintertime, but since May we are expecting a significant increase in the number of visitors to the parks, due to the favorable weather and beautiful nature.
I get to meet people, and in the wintertime, I stay in.
Lately, I've been considering excuses for the shortage of wintertime spotted seatrout in the usual spots along the Big Bend.
If you're already visiting the Central Florida area, the Space Coast is only a 45-minute drive due east from Orlando, making it an ideal option for extending your next wintertime getaway.
KC Concepcion can't seem to believe the happiness she's experiencing with boyfriend Pierre Plasart so that she calls him 'summer in the wintertime.'
This compact shrub, also known as Gaultheria Wintertime, has glossy evergreen foliage which takes on bronzy tints when the frosts hit.
EU citizens have a few more days to express their opinion on keeping the current arrangements as regards switching between summer and wintertime for all member states or abolishing them.