- 1 [countable] any of the twelve periods of time into which the year is divided, for example May or June the month of August We're moving next month. She earns $2,000 a month. The rent is $800 per month. Have you read this month's “Physics World?” Prices continue to rise month after month (= over a period of several months). Her anxiety mounted month by month (= as each month passed). see also calendar month
- 2 [countable] a period of about 30 days, for example, June 3rd to July 3rd The baby is three months old. a three-month-old baby They lived in Toronto during their first few months of marriage. several months later a six-month contract a month-long strike He visits Portland once or twice a month. see also lunar month
- 3months [plural] a long time, especially a period of several months He had to wait for months for the visas to come through. It will be months before we get the results. Idioms
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a person or thing that is very popular at a particular time Environmental issues are no longer the flavor of the month.
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