Definition of “winter” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˈwɪntər/
Extra Examples
It hasn't been all that cold this winter.I can't believe that winter has come round already.Birds fly south in winter.This winter has been much colder than usual.He's been painting the outside of the house in preparation for winter.

A1 the coldest season of the year, between autumn and spring:

We went skiing last winter.
a mild winter
wintry adjective us uk /ˈwɪntri/

cold and typical of winter:

wintry showers (= snow mixed with rain)
→ See also the dead of night/winter

(Definition of “winter” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)