Meaning of winter day in English:

winter day


  • 1A day in winter, typically as characterized by its shortness and cold or harsh weather.

  • 2figurative Chiefly in plural Now rare.


Old English; earliest use found in Metres of Boethius. Cognate with or formed similarly to West Frisian winterdei, Middle Dutch winterdach (Dutch winterdag), Middle Low German winterdach, Middle High German wintertac (German Wintertag), Old Icelandic vetrardagr (with first element in the genitive), Danish vinterdag.


winter day

/ˌwɪntə ˈdeɪ/