Indian summer


Indian summer

noun

: a period of warm weather in late autumn or early winter

: a happy or pleasant period near the end of someone's life, career, etc.

Full Definition of INDIAN SUMMER

1
:  a period of warm or mild weather in late autumn or early winter
2
:  a happy or flourishing period occurring toward the end of something <the crowning performance of the Indian summer of her career — Octavio Roca>

Examples of INDIAN SUMMER

  1. She is in the Indian summer of her career.

First Known Use of INDIAN SUMMER

1778

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