- the middle of summer.
- the summer solstice, around June 21.
Origin of midsummer
Examples from the Web for midsummer
Contemporary Examples of midsummer
Around them, Kansas City glowed in the midsummer dusk; ahead of them glimmered the future.Those Kansas City Blues: A Family History
October 24, 2014
The midnight sun makes the crime low and the people cheerful from midsummer until the first days of autumn.The Ugly Side of Sweden
Janine di Giovanni
July 17, 2013
Midsummer's Day is an appropriately Game of Thrones-ish date for a birthday, and Prince William turns 31 today.Prince William Turns 31 Today
June 21, 2013
Historical Examples of midsummer
The passage was a fine one, as we doubled the Horn at midsummer.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
The glory of midsummer mid-day upon mountain, lake, and ruin.A Dish Of Orts
The judges had been directed to look again into the matter at the midsummer assizes.Bunyan
James Anthony Froude
This explained to the jury why in midsummer he wore a frock coat.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight
Mathew Joseph Holt
This fruit may be kept for several months, if gathered of a middling size at midsummer, and treated in the following manner.
- the middle or height of the summer
- (as modifier)a midsummer carnival
- another name for summer solstice