- the season of spring.
- the first or earliest period: the springtime of love.
Origin of springtime
Also called spring·tide [spring-tahyd] /ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪd/.
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Examples from the Web for springtime
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And this springtime was always going to deliver the worst of them.Britain's Other Marriage
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It was in the springtime when they landed once more on the shores of England.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
The sun set, the evening was like the softness of springtime.The Fte At Coqueville
It was springtime, and the buds were just bursting into flower.Japanese Fairy World
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There is another flower I know, That makes the springtime fair for me.Enamels and Cameos and other Poems
From springtime until autumn the presbytery was redolent of mignonette.Balthasar
- Also called: springtide (ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪd) the season of spring
- the earliest, usually the most attractive, period of the existence of something
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Word Origin and History for springtime
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