spring fever


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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Example sentences from the Web for spring fever

  • Even in the spring-fever period we didn't get engaged to any extent.

    At Good Old Siwash|George Fitch
  • I had been hoping that this was a new form of spring-fever which would eventually work its way out of his system.

    The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer

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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