shoulder season

shoulder season
the time between high and low season in a travel market, or, if the market is divided into four segments, the time just below high season.

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  • shoulder season — /ˈʃoʊldə sizən/ (say shohlduh seezuhn) noun a season for air travel between high (peak) and low (off peak) season in which fares are moderately cheap. Also, shoulder …  

  • shoulder season — a travel season between peak and off peak seasons, esp. spring and fall, when fares tend to be relatively low. Also called shoulder. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • shoulder season — a travel season between peak and off peak seasons, esp. spring and fall, when fares tend to be relatively low. Also called shoulder. [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoulder season — noun a travel period between peak and off peak seasons …   English new terms dictionary

  • shoulder — /shohl deuhr/, n. 1. the part of each side of the body in humans, at the top of the trunk, extending from each side of the base of the neck to the region where the arm articulates with the trunk. 2. Usually, shoulders. these two parts together… …   Universalium

  • shoulder — /ˈʃoʊldə / (say shohlduh) noun 1. either of two corresponding parts of the human body, situated at the top of the trunk and extending respectively from the right side and left side of the neck to the upper joint of the corresponding arm. 2.… …  

  • shoulder fare — /ˈʃoʊldə fɛə/ (say shohlduh fair) noun an airline ticket purchased for travel in the shoulder season …  

  • Shoulder pads — are a piece of protective equipment used in American and Canadian football. Most modern shoulder pads consist of a shock absorbing foam material with a hard plastic outer covering. The pieces are usually secured by rivets or strings that the user …   Wikipedia

  • Shoulder-striped Wainscot — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • shoulder seasons — n. Travel industry term for the time periods before and after a tourist area s peak season. Example Citation: Many of them, no longer tied to school schedules, are discovering the shoulder seasons in the spring and fall, when almost everything is …   New words

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