sum·mery | \ˈsə-mə-rē, ˈsəm-rē\

Definition of summery 

: of, resembling, or fit for summer

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Her accessories added fitting summery touches, including Penelope Chilvers lace-up espadrilles, a Jess Collett panama hat, Chanel sunglasses, and a J.Crew basket clutch. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pregnant Pippa Middleton Wears the Prettiest White Sundress to Wimbledon," 5 July 2018 Enjoy crudo, bruschetta, and antipasti in the restaurant’s lounge, plus summery cocktails and a fizzy drink of the day. Kara Baskin,, "$3 empanadas in Union Square and a new roof deck opens in Salem," 21 June 2018 The annual summery summary is back, as the race officially begins for the top summer song of 2018. Gary Trust, Billboard, "Songs of the Summer Chart Returns to, Led by Drake's 'Nice For What'," 6 June 2018 For a more refreshing, summery lunch, veer toward the shrimp and avocado salad, which came with sweet chunks of perfect yellow tomatoes, pickled red onions, lots of fresh greens and tender, sweet shrimp, plus a tart lime and paprika dressing. Kate Washington, sacbee, "It’s good to be back: Celestin’s revives its particular brand of gumbo and grace," 22 June 2018 Confidence: Medium Thursday through Saturday looks like a very solid, summery stretch. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Not nearly as wet as last week, but warm with some shower chances," 21 May 2018 In the Navy is a fresh, summery take on his classic Le Male. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Jean Paul Gaultier Talks “Heavenly Bodies,” That KKW Perfume Bottle, and Being a Fashion Freak," 7 May 2018 The bright, summery orange has a creamy matte finish loaded with pigmentation. Maria Cassano, Allure, "Urban Decay and Nicole Richie's House of Harlow Are Launching Exclusive Products," 13 Apr. 2018 For others, angling won’t begin in earnest until April or May, when summery temperatures and abundant options make conditions ideal. Jordan Rodriguez, idahostatesman, "Your newest fishing experience starts here, with species, gear and destinations to try | Idaho Statesman," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of summery

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of summery was in the 15th century

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English Language Learners Definition of summery

: suitable for or typical of summer


sum·mery | \ˈsə-mə-rē \

Kids Definition of summery

: relating to or typical of summer summery weather a summery outfit

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