/ˈwɪntə / (say 'wintuh)

1. the coldest season of the year, between autumn and spring; in the Southern Hemisphere, usually understood to include June, July and August.
2. a period of cold weather associated with this season.
3. a whole year as represented by this season: a man of sixty winters.
4. a period like winter, as the last or final period of life, a period of decline, decay, inertia, dreariness, or adversity.
5. of, relating to, or characteristic of winter.
6. (of fruit and vegetables) ripening in winter: a winter crop of canola.
7. suitable for wear or use in winter.
8. (of fruit and vegetables) of a kind that may be kept for use during the winter: winter apples picked in autumn.
9. Agriculture designating varieties of grain, especially wheat, oats, and barley, which are sown before winter to be harvested the following spring or summer.
verb (i)
10. to spend or pass the winter: planning to winter in Queensland.
verb (t)
11. to keep, feed, or manage during the winter, as plants or cattle.
{Middle English and Old English}
winterer, noun
winterless, adjective
winterish, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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