Definition of May noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//meɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//meɪ//
[uncountable, countable]
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the fifth month of the year, between April and June To see how May is used, look at the examples at April. Word Origin late Old English, from Old French mai, from Latin Maius (mensis) ‘(month) of the goddess Maia’.