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noun

a listless, lazy, or restless feeling commonly associated with the beginning of spring.

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Origin of spring fever

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for spring fever

spring fever

noun

the feeling of restlessness experienced by many people at the onset of spring
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