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 This summery turmeric-colored version will look good grill-side, and back in the kitchen. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Grills for Outdoor Cooking This Summer," 4 June 2020 But as the weather becomes increasingly summery, government and public health officials warn the country has yet to reach its COVID-19 peak. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, "The US just had its deadliest day of the pandemic yet. June could be worse.," 4 May 2020 This style is available in eight colors, including the bold, summery azulejos blue jacquard. Madeline Diamond, Travel + Leisure, "Meghan Markle’s Favorite Shoe Designer Just Released a Travel-inspired Collection (Video)," 8 Apr. 2020 Meanwhile, a more summery look saw the Duchess slip on Reformation’s Pineapple dress ($218) in a breezy striped linen. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Meghan Markle’s Most Budget-Friendly Looks—And 7 Ways to Shop Them," 4 Aug. 2019 Feels like Wimbledon already! J.Lo's nails complemented an equally summery Versace ensemble—blue striped shirting with leafy green sequin embellishment. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Jennifer Lopez Is Ready for Summer With the Brightest Neon Yellow Nails," 11 Mar. 2020 The annual summery summary is back, as the race officially begins for the top summer song of 2019. Gary Trust, Billboard, "Songs of the Summer Chart Returns to, Led by Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road'," 4 June 2019 Styles had teased the tasty title of this sensual, summery track on social media prior to its release. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Here Are the Lyrics to Harry Styles' 'Watermelon Sugar'," 27 Nov. 2019 Miley looked like a rockstar in a black midriff top, tight vinyl pants, and a flashy Gucci belt, while Dua went for a more summery look with a yellow tulip print crop top, high-waisted turquoise pants, and a Chanel logo choker. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "From Maggie Roger’s Tie Dyed Look to Sophie Turner’s Vintage Gumby Tee, These Are the Celeb Fits You Missed This Weekend," 5 Aug. 2019

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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 12 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of summery

: suitable for or typical of summer


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Kids Definition of summery

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

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