springtime

[ spring-tahym ]
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noun
  1. the season of spring.

  2. the first or earliest period: the springtime of love.

Origin of springtime

1
First recorded in 1485–95; spring + time
  • Also called spring·tide [spring-tahyd]. /ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪd/.

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British Dictionary definitions for springtime

springtime

/ (ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪm) /


noun
  1. Also called: springtide (ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪd) the season of spring

  2. the earliest, usually the most attractive, period of the existence of something

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