[mid-suhm-er, -suhm-] /ˈmɪdˈsʌm ər, -ˌsʌm-/
the middle of summer.
the summer solstice, around June 21.
another name for summer solstice
Old English midsumor, from mid + sumor “summer” (see summer (n.1)). Midsummer Day, as an English quarter-day, was June 24. Astronomically June 21, but traditionally reckoned in Europe on the night of June 23-24.
noun, Chiefly British. 1. the evening preceding Midsummer Day: formerly believed to be a time when witches and other supernatural beings caused widespread mischief.
noun, Chiefly British. 1. the saint’s day of St. John the Baptist, celebrated on June 24, being one of the four quarter days in England.
noun 1. a temporary lapse into foolishness, senseless behavior, folly, etc., especially during the summer: His plan to become a beachcomber is midsummer madness. noun 1. foolish or extravagant behaviour, supposed to occur during the summer
noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) another name for rose-root