out of season Definition
- 1. Any of the four major periods (spring, summer, autumn and winter) into which the year is divided according to changes in weather patterns and other natural phenomena.
2. Any period having particular characteristics.
- Example: rainy season
- Example: our busy season
- Example: fishing season
- Example: holiday season
5. Any particular period of time.
- Thesaurus: period, span, spell, term, time, era, interval.
- 1. To flavour (food) by adding salt, pepper and/or other herbs and spices.
2. To prepare something, especially timber, for use by drying it out.
3. To tone down or temper.
4. To add interest or liveliness to something.
- Thesaurus: spice, salt, lace, flavour, enliven.
- Said of food, especially fruit and vegetables: readily available, as determined by its growing season.
- Said of game animals: legally allowed to be hunted and killed, according to the time of year.
- Said of a female animal: ready to mate; on heat.
- Said of food, especially fruit and vegetables: not yet available.
- Said of game animals: legally not yet to be hunted.