Definition of wintriness in US English:



  • See wintry

    • ‘It was really cold while we were there but the Finnish environment is so pristine that the wintriness was inspiring rather than grim.’
    • ‘However, most artists, poets and writers tend to create winter sceneries that mark what is popularly known as the wintriness of the season.’
    • ‘There was no breeze next to the deserted highway, but the air was filled with prickly wintriness.’
    • ‘There is supporting evidence as to the wintriness in Dickens's description of the bleak skies, cold rain, and mud that accompanies Martin's tumbril-like journey by cart from Salisbury to London.’
    • ‘This brief and lovely piece is born of a kind of dreamy wintriness that is immediately captivating.’