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in season meaning

  "in season" in a sentence
  • 1. Ripe, fit and ready for use
    2. Available
    3. (eg in the holiday trade) at the busiest time of the year
    4. Allowed to be killed
    5. (of a bitch) ready to mate, on heat
    6. Fit to be eaten

  • [American idiom]
    currently available for selling. (Some foods and other things are available only at certain seasons.)
    Oysters are available in season.
    Strawberries aren't in season in January.
    When do strawberries come into season?

  • [American slang]
    1. [of a game animal] subject to legal hunting.
      You cannot shoot ducks. They are not in season.
    2. [of a female animal] ready to breed; in estrus; in heat.
      The cat's in season again.
    3. to be currently available for selling. (Some foods and other things are available only at certain seasons. Typically: be ~; come [into] ~.)
      Oysters are available in season.
      Strawberries aren't in season in January.

Examples

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  1. strawberries are cheaper when they are in season.
  2. grouse will soon be in season again.
  3. these are the dog days; watermelons are just in season.
  4. strawberries are in season now.
  5. it is now late in season and our clients are in dire need of this fertilizer.

Related Words

  1. in saecula saeculorum meaning
  2. in sb's name meaning
  3. in se meaning
  4. in search of meaning
  5. in search of so or sth meaning
  6. in season and out of season meaning
  7. in secret meaning
  8. in series meaning
  9. in service meaning
  10. in session meaning
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