summers

adverb
sum·​mers | \ ˈsə-mərz How to pronounce summers (audio) \

Definition of summers

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: during the summers worked summers as a waiter

Summers

biographical name
Sum·​mers | \ ˈsə-mərz How to pronounce Summers (audio) \

Definition of Summers (Entry 2 of 2)

Lawrence Henry 1954–     American economist and educator; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1999–2001)

First Known Use of summers

Adverb

1869, in the meaning defined above

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