Meaning of “warmth” in the English Dictionary

"warmth" in British English

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warmthnoun [ U ]

uk /wɔːmθ/ /wɔːmθ/ us /wɔːmθ/ /wɔːmθ/

warmth noun [ U ] (HEAT)

B2 a high temperature that is comfortable but not hot:

I've put a T-shirt on under my sweater for extra warmth.

More examples

  • It was so cold that we huddled together for warmth.
  • We stood huddled together for warmth.
  • The sea retains the sun's warmth longer than the land.
  • I like everything about summer - the light, the warmth, the clothes - the whole caboodle.

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(Definition of “warmth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)