summerhouse

noun
sum·​mer·​house | \ ˈsə-mər-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce summerhouse (audio) \

Definition of summerhouse

1 : a country house for summer residence
2 : a covered structure in a garden or park designed to provide a shady resting place in summer

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Examples of summerhouse in a Sentence

They have a summer house on the lake. the sudden shower had wedding guests scurrying to the safety of the garden's summerhouse
Recent Examples on the Web The Swedish summerhouse tradition originated in the 19thcentury, as Sweden industrialized and urban populations increased rapidly. Annika Hipple, House Beautiful, 16 Aug. 2021 The home, originally built as a lavish summerhouse for a local family, now sits as a museum dedicated to the architect and all his design work in the region. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 22 June 2021 Old friends gather after their freshman year in college to rent a summerhouse on Lake Michigan and chase girls. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2021 Old friends gather after their freshman year in college to rent a summerhouse on Lake Michigan and chase girls. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2021 Old friends gather after their freshman year in college to rent a summerhouse on Lake Michigan and chase girls. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2021 Old friends gather after their freshman year in college to rent a summerhouse on Lake Michigan and chase girls. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2021 Old friends gather after their freshman year in college to rent a summerhouse on Lake Michigan and chase girls. Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 2019 Old friends gather after their freshman year in college to rent a summerhouse on Lake Michigan and chase girls. Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of summerhouse

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of summerhouse was before the 12th century

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“Summerhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summerhouse. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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summerhouse

noun

English Language Learners Definition of summerhouse

: a covered structure in a garden or park that is used as a resting place in summer
: a house that someone lives in during the summer

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