One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The season or period of winter.
- ‘North Carolina truly was a beautiful state in the wintertime.’
- ‘Chris is mostly house bound in the wintertime because it's cold.’
- ‘He spent every year, for the last 10 years or so, in southern Thailand in the wintertime.’
- ‘The first big improvement was putting in a big wall of windows on one end of the kitchen, with a window seat, which is where her plants live in the wintertime.’
- ‘The mature silver birch trees look magnificent and it is nice to know that they look just as well in the wintertime when bare of leaves.’
- ‘He advises gardeners to place their butterfly boxes about four feet above ground and making sure they have a southern exposure in the wintertime.’
- ‘In general, winter damage is defined as any injury that occurs during the wintertime period.’
- ‘As you see today, I wouldn't wear it on the street, but I sure as heck would wear it during the wintertime.’
- ‘During the wintertime, there is practically little rainfall, so these particulates accumulate and then grow.’
- ‘Just like in the wintertime, the UV rays come in at an angle.’
- ‘Melanie is so right, these colours are amazing to see in the wintertime.’
- ‘Pedestrian traffic on the boardwalk dwindled in the wintertime, leaving the city's hotels with large blocks of empty rooms.’
- ‘Typically, it comes in the wintertime, packing a lot of snow.’
- ‘But isn't it good to be able to walk outside after 5pm in the wintertime?’
- ‘In wintertime she is very frightened when walking.’
- ‘It could be hard to get 10 minutes of sun exposure in Calgary in the wintertime: you'd probably risk frostbite.’
- ‘It's not the wintertime there, and so people are not at risk of hypothermia.’
- ‘And in a no less wholesome or heartwarming vein, there is the annual wintertime Rusty Plum Holiday Bazaar to attend.’
- ‘I caught just a quick glimpse of a whale yesterday, on its annual wintertime northward migration, and hope to have a bit more to say about this tomorrow.’
- ‘He worked his own mills and milked his own cow; he raised hogs and a kitchen garden - one he kept in the wintertime as well as the summertime.’
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