Welcome to the new LearnersDictionary.com. We want to hear your thoughts about the new design.

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Daynoun
Groundhog Day
Learner's definition of GROUNDHOG DAY  
: February 2 observed in the U.S. as a day that indicates whether winter will end soon
◊ Tradition says that if a groundhog sees its shadow because the sun is shining on February 2, the winter will last six more weeks, and if it does not see its shadow because of cloudy weather, the winter will end soon.
Comments & Questions  
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up Groundhog Day? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.