verb (used without object)
VIDEO FOR WINTER
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It's cold. It's dark. It's the middle of winter. But some people like winter, right? To find out, we asked these people what their favorite winter words are. Do you agree?
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Origin of winter
OTHER WORDS FROM winterwin·ter·er, nounwin·ter·ish, adjectivewin·ter·ish·ly, adverbwin·ter·less, adjective
Words nearby winter
Example sentences from the Web for winter
In Stowe, Vermont, for instance, summer hiking and winter skiing drive most tourist traffic, but summer travel was dampened by the coronavirus’s first wave, and Vermont’s popular ski mountains may shut down this winter.
New research shows that 2018’s winter ice was the lowest in 5,500 years — and that human-caused climate change is linked to this record.Bering Sea winter ice shrank to its lowest level in 5,500 years in 2018|Carolyn Gramling|September 3, 2020|Science News
They’re teaching students not just about climate change, but also how to live through droughts or long winters.Schools Teach Kids How to Survive the Future’s Harsh Climates|Charu Kasturi|August 7, 2020|Ozy
Priscu, a regents professor of polar ecology at Montana State University, got his first taste of winter more than 40 years ago after entering a doctoral program at the University of California, Davis in microbial ecology.He Found ‘Islands of Fertility’ Beneath Antarctica’s Ice|Steve Nadis|July 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The Arctic — that region that makes up the far North of our planet — has now emerged from its long winter night.
One line in “Winter Wonderland” has stopped countless people dead in their tracks.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, the Russians were about to mount a winter offensive of their own.
But Winter is dead, Clapton is tired of life on the road, and King unreliable in concert.
With the harsh Middle Eastern winter approaching fast, what people in Syria and Iraq need most, in fact, is humanitarian support.
Micah is 10 years old and he had a coat geared to the season, a Patagonia winter jacket with a hood.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was trying to remember whether or not I'd put moth-balls in your winter suit.'The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
In the latter part of winter, my only cow sickened and died, a loss which we seriously felt.Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith
It'd take all he's worth to feed him through the winter, and he'd be no use to you at all.The Hills of Desire|Richard Aumerle Maher
This one lives in the eastern half of the country in summer, and goes far south for the winter.Citizen Bird|Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
The specific name griseus means gray, and probably has reference to the grayish color of the winter plumage.
British Dictionary definitions for winter
- (sometimes capital) the coldest season of the year, between autumn and spring, astronomically from the December solstice to the March equinox in the N hemisphere and at the opposite time of year in the S hemisphere
- (as modifier)winter pasture