sum·​mery | \ ˈsə-mə-rē How to pronounce summery (audio) , ˈsəm-rē \

Definition of summery

: of, resembling, or fit for summer

Examples of summery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lemon and blueberry are a lovely, summery flavor pairing. Washington Post, 12 June 2021 This sleeveless skater dress from Wild Fable has a sweetheart neckline with ruffle trim and a bow-tie accent and ruched front with a summery strawberry print. Daria Smith, Southern Living, 3 June 2021 This summery yellow tie-front top by RECC Paris is so simple to wear and will pair amazingly well with everything from flowy long skirts to a pair of denim hot pants. Angela Lei, Forbes, 12 May 2021 Here, there’s a soft and summery color palette of oranges, greens, and candy pinks, as well as classic black, and floral prints applied to signature oversized silhouettes. Felicity Carter, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 Think of Florida’s hot climate, its love of indoor-outdoor living, and its resort roots, and it’s easy to see how summery style evolved. House Beautiful, 8 Apr. 2021 Ditch the cloudy north coast just for a week, and explore the culinary possibilities of sunny and summery South American comfort food. Beth Segal, cleveland, 14 Jan. 2021 An image from my sepia-toned memory in the 1950s: by a summery wheat field freckled with poppies in northern France, English vacationers have halted for tea. New York Times, 26 Dec. 2020 Actually, the song's most powerful moments come not in Nash's summery weather reportage, but in the suggestion of the darkness he's since escaped. Andrew Unterberger, Billboard, 7 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of summery

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Summery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of summery

: suitable for or typical of summer


sum·​mery | \ ˈsə-mə-rē How to pronounce summery (audio) \

Kids Definition of summery

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


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