overwinter

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

overwinter (third-person singular simple present overwinters, present participle overwintering, simple past and past participle overwintered)

  1. (transitive) To keep or preserve for the winter.
    It is best to overwinter tender plants indoors.
  2. (intransitive) To spend the winter (in a particular place).
    Insects may overwinter in fallen fruit if it is not removed.

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]