wartime etymology

English word wartime comes from English hot, English region

Detailed word origin of wartime

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hot English (eng) (incomparable) Electrically charged.. (informal) Radioactive. [from the 20thc.]. (informal) Very good, remarkable, exciting. [from the 19thc.]. (of a person or animal) Feeling the sensation of heat, especially to the point of discomfort.. (of a temper) Easily provoked to anger.. (of an object) Having a high temperature.. (of food) Spicy.. (of the weather) Causing the air to be hot.. (slang) [...]
region English (eng) (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.. (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.. (historical) Such a division of the city of Rome and of the territory about Rome, of which the number varied at different times; a district, quarter, or ward.. (obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.. (obsolete) The space from the earth's surface out to [...]
wartime English (eng) (often, attributive) A period during which a war is in progress in a particular place.

Words with the same origin as wartime

Descendants of region
provocation quality