Definition of Eastertide in English:

Eastertide

noun

  • The Easter period.

    ‘she painted eggshells at Eastertide’
    • ‘A number of special needs young people from the area spent a week in Lourdes with the Trust this Eastertide.’
    • ‘In our prayers this Eastertide may we be sure to include our farmers, especially those for whom the hope of new life in their industry has been almost extinguished.’
    • ‘If this were the end of Sandy's message, there would be little comfort to be drawn this Eastertide.’
    • ‘Then he gives us the content of the sermons preached during the Sundays of Eastertide, demonstrating his use of Ambrose's model.’
    • ‘Loveliest of trees the cherry now is hung with bloom along the bough and stands along the woodland ride wearing white for Eastertide.’
    • ‘She had a deep and sustaining faith and lived her life in the sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life, a resurrection which we celebrate at this Eastertide.’
    • ‘There was a time when Eastertide was not musically complete without a performance of Stainer's Crucifixion, long acknowledged as the choral societies' favourite oratorio after Handel's Messiah.’
    • ‘Every year at Eastertide, she replaced the small palm branch wedged above the frame with a new frond blessed by the priest.’
    springtime
    View synonyms

Pronunciation

Eastertide

/ˈiːstətʌɪd/