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

Definition of summery

: of, resembling, or fit for summer

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This simple and summery cake is a light and elegant addition to any cookout spread., "Recipe: Orange and Rosemary Olive Oil Cake," 5 June 2019 The latest to jump on the Michelin-Man bandwagon is Dane Kruger, who was spotted in New York City this weekend in an unexpected twist on the trend, styling it with summery touch. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Diane Kruger Shows How to Wear the Flirty Minidress in the Winter," 1 Dec. 2018 The British singer went from holding balloons in a sweet and summery lilac polka dot set to dancing with her friends in an ensemble fit for the hard-partying island. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Dua Lipa Celebrates Her Birthday in Ibiza With 2 Drastically Different Looks," 22 Aug. 2018 Both wore stunning, summery outfits for the occasion, with Meghan donning a stripey blue-and-white shirt, with chic white pants. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Wears a Summery Polka Dot Dress Attending Wimbledon with Meghan Markle," 14 July 2018 The unashamedly upbeat song is set to Latin beats and oozes summery vibes. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "MNEK and Hailee Steinfeld Turn up the Summer Vibes with 'Colour': Stream," 1 June 2018 Beckham loves nothing more than a monochromatic wardrobe and her latest ensemble draws on the most quintessentially summery variation of that look: head-to-toe optic white. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "David and Victoria Beckham Are Couple Style Goals on Vacation in The South of France," 29 Aug. 2018 Opposites clash in this adorable, summery romance. 13. Emily Ables, Seventeen, "16 Life-Changing Books You Have to Read This Summer," 26 June 2018 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

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First Known Use of summery

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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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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