summerhouse

noun sum·mer·house \ ˈsə-mər-ˌhau̇s \

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

Examples of summerhouse in a Sentence

  1. They have a summer house on the lake.

  2. the sudden shower had wedding guests scurrying to the safety of the garden's summerhouse

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First Known Use of summerhouse

before 12th century

summerhouse Synonyms

Synonyms
alcove, casino, gazebo, kiosk, pavilion, belvedere
Related Words
trellis


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