midwinter


midwinter

noun

  1. the middle of winter.
  2. the winter solstice, around December 22.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or occurring in the middle of the winter.

noun

    1. the middle or depth of the winter
    2. (as modifier)a midwinter festival
  1. another name for winter solstice

n.also mid-winter, Old English midwinter, also midde winter; see mid + winter (n.). The middle of winter, especially the period around the winter solstice (Dec. 21). As an adjective from mid-12c.

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