One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A feeling of restlessness and excitement felt at the beginning of spring.
- ‘Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is praying that Arsenal catch a case of spring fever to throw the Premiership title race wide open.’
- ‘Please remember this important advice should spring fever strike today and you find yourself rampaging towards the bedroom whilst ripping one another's clothes off.’
- ‘Of course, there's another sure-fire sign of spring, too: a distinctly human phenomenon known as spring fever.’
- ‘When the snow finally melts, spring fever will take on many meanings in Calgary.’
- ‘It's staying light until after 6: 00 PM now, and I'm beginning to feel a little bit of spring fever.’
- ‘Soon now, the first bout of spring fever will hit us.’
- ‘It's not the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer or the mug-swinging excitement of Oktoberfest, it doesn't even have the anticipatory rush of spring fever.’
- ‘As the darkness shortens, and as days lengthen, birds get spring fever.’
- ‘There's a name for that tendency, too: spring fever.’
- ‘I'm curious whether people are bored with me, or if spring fever is luring readers away from their keyboards and into the great outdoors.’
- ‘A few kids had spring fever and claimed it a worthy reason to skip finals, but I went to school every single day.’
- ‘Along with our spring fever comes the need for carbon.’
- ‘He had an acute attack of spring fever and was unable to leave the neighborhood.’
- ‘He didn't know why he did it; it was probably spring fever or just plain stupidity, rather than anything Freudian.’
- ‘Hollywood, it would seem, has caught spring fever.’
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