Month vs Maytime - What's the difference?

month | maytime |

As nouns the difference between month and maytime

is that month is a period into which a year is divided, historically based on the phases of the moon in the gregorian calendar there are twelve months: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december while maytime is the spring month of may.



(wikipedia month)

Alternative forms

* (l) (dialectal)


  • (en noun) The plural is occasionally seen as month (unchanged)
  • A period into which a year is divided, historically based on the phases of the moon. In the Gregorian calendar there are twelve months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title=[ Boundary problems] , passage=Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month .}}
  • A period of 30 days, 31 days, or some alternation thereof.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1959, author=(Georgette Heyer), title=(The Unknown Ajax), chapter=1
  • , passage=Charles had not been employed above six months at Darracott Place, but he was not such a whopstraw as to make the least noise in the performance of his duties when his lordship was out of humour.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=September 29, author=Jon Smith, work=BBC Sport
  • , title=[ Tottenham 3-1 Shamrock Rovers] , passage=With the north London derby to come at the weekend, Spurs boss Harry Redknapp opted to rest many of his key players, although he brought back Aaron Lennon after a month out through injury.}}
  • (obsolete, in the plural) A woman's period; menstrual discharge.
  • *, vol.I, New York, 2001, p.234:
  • Sckenkius hath two other instances of two melancholy and mad women, so caused from the suppression of their months .

    See also

    * quarter * week * year *




    (en noun)
  • The spring month of May.
  • ''The Maytime is a season of blossoming in nature and social life


    * Maytide