sum·​mers ˈsə-mərz How to pronounce summers (audio)
: during the summers
worked summers as a waiter

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of summers was in 1869

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“Summers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Biographical Definition


biographical name

Sum·​mers ˈsə-mərz How to pronounce Summers (audio)
Lawrence Henry 1954–     American economist and educator; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1999–2001)

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