• (British) IPA: /ˈɔːtəm/
    • (America) IPA: /ˈɔtəm/, [ˈɔɾɪ̈m], [ˈɔɾm̩]


  1. Traditionally the third of the four seasons, when deciduous trees lose their leaves; typically regarded as being from September 24 to December 22 in parts of the Northern Hemisphere, and the months of March, April and May in the Southern Hemisphere.
  2. (by extension) The time period when someone or something is past its prime.
  3. (fashion) A person with relatively dark hair and a warm skin tone, seen as best suited to certain colours in clothing.
Synonyms Translations Adjective

autumn (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to autumn; autumnal
    autumn leaves
    • 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314 ↗, page 0045 ↗:
      Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes. The clear light of the bright autumn morning had no terrors for youth and health like hers.

Proper noun
  1. A female given name of modern usage, from the name of the season.

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