- 1 (also calendar month) Each of the twelve named periods into which a year is divided: the first six months of 1992 it was the end of the monthMore example sentences
- I changed the calendar month to July as I walked past the bulletin board.
- The second full Moon in a calendar month is sometimes called a blue moon.
- A blue moon is the second full moon in a calendar month.
- 1.1A period of time between the same dates in successive calendar months: the president’s rule was extended for six more months from March 3More example sentences
- Adeline Nakamura had met Bernard almost a year ago and they had been dating for a month.
- This information must be sent to the address above within three months of the date of this letter.
- If he is given the go ahead, it could be months before a date is set for the hearing.
- 1.2A period of 28 days or four weeks.More example sentences
- The operations are usually carried out three to four months into the pregnancies.
a month of Sundays
- • informal A very long period of time: no one will find them in a month of SundaysMore example sentences
- A council spokesman said: ‘You would never find this piece of land in a month of Sundays, so the parking must be being advertised somewhere, otherwise drivers would not know about it.’
- If you had asked me at the top of Kilimanjaro whether I would want to do something like this again I would have said not in a month of Sundays.
- It would take you a month of Sundays if you literally poke around with your trekking pole before you put a foot down, so you just trust that it's in the right place.
Old English mōnath, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch maand and German Monat, also to moon.
More definitions of monthDefinition of month in:
- The US English dictionary