sum·​mer·​long | \ ˈsə-mər-ˌlȯŋ How to pronounce summerlong (audio) , -ˈlȯŋ \

Definition of summerlong

: lasting through the summer

Examples of summerlong in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In another learning moment, during his time at Crenshaw High School, the younger Elder shared a poem, in which a Black man bemoaned how a summerlong trip to Baltimore was ruined after he was called the N-word. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2021 The negotiations at the start of a summerlong legislative blitz represent the biggest test yet of Mr. Biden’s ability to achieve a bipartisan victory in the first year of his presidency. Ken Thomas, WSJ, 27 June 2021 The event showcased Black food vendors, artisans and fashion designers along with music and dance performances, serving as a kickoff to the summerlong ZimSculpt exhibition of Zimbabwean sculpture. Holly Haber, Dallas News, 3 June 2021 Officials laid out the city’s financial picture to City Council on Wednesday afternoon — kicking off the summerlong process of writing a municipal budget for the coming fiscal year. Joshua Fechter, San Antonio Express-News, 16 June 2021 The latest is the most serious since the two fought a summerlong war in 2014. Felicia Schwartz, WSJ, 12 May 2021 The result was the summerlong development of a unique audio drama that just become available to the public this month. San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Apr. 2021 As for the 800 to 1,000 MLB players about to disperse coast to coast for a summerlong tour of America? Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2021 Since a reduction in infections in June prompted Pritzker to reopen businesses and allow for larger groups – up to 50 – to gather, the highly contagious and sometimes-fatal virus has been on a summerlong rebound. USA TODAY, 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of summerlong

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Summerlong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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