Translation of "winter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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winternoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈwɪn.tər/ us /ˈwɪn.t̬ɚ/

A1 the season between autumn and spring, lasting from November to March north of the equator and from May to September south of the equator, when the weather is coldest

I think you tend to eat more in (the) winter. 我想你在冬天可能会吃得更多。
Last winter we went skiing. 去年冬天我们去滑雪了。
It's been a surprisingly mild winter. 今年冬天暖和得出奇。
a winter/winter's day
winter weather/snow

More examples

  • Delicate plants need to be kept in a greenhouse during the winter.
  • Everywhere looks so grey and depressing in winter.
  • We need to conserve our supplies so we can get through the winter.
  • The road is open now, but it is often blocked by snow in the winter.
  • We tend to get cold winters and warm, dry summers in this part of the country.

winterverb [ I + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈwɪn.tər/ us /ˈwɪn.t̬ɚ/

(especially of a bird) to spend the winter in a particular place

Birds migrate so that they can winter in a warmer country. 鸟类定期迁徙,这样它们就可以在更暖和的地方过冬。
A lot of older people from northern states winter in Florida or Arizona. 科威特湾是世界上最重要的涉禽越冬地之一。

(Translation of “winter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)