of, relating to, or occurring in the middle of the winter.
- midwintry, mid·win·ter·ly, adjective
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How to use midwinter in a sentence
To honor the Norse god Thor, some Reykjavík restaurants host Thorrablot, a midwinter feast with traditional foods to celebrate the season.
And in Moominland midwinter Jansson immortalised her life-partner Tuulikki as wise, life-embracing Too-ticky.
The smell of barbecue wafted through the air of an absolutely beautiful, spring-like midwinter day.
midwinter Madness A suicidal woman is persuaded from the edge of a subway platform.
Even the English grass, bright green in midwinter, only added to the sense of unreality.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
It was midwinter, when the old man brought the gifts, the time of the pale, cold moon.Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children | Mabel Powers
I was ill prepared for a journey in midwinter through the enemy's country: happily I had my old overcoat, and this I put on.
One morning in the midwinter, when it was very cold with seventy degrees of frost, Regis Brugiere resolved to hunt the deer.Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
With the coming of midwinter a somnolent period seemed also to occur in Hollister's affairs.The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for midwinter
the middle or depth of the winter
(as modifier): a midwinter festival
another name for winter solstice
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