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 recipe for bright and summery citrus-chile fish is just a starting point for your own brilliant creation. New York Times, 27 July 2022 There's something refreshing about the summery aroma of basil growing indoors on a windowsill. Sheryl Geerts, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 There's something very summery (and very primal) about cracking crab legs or separating shrimp from tail on a picnic table, butter and juices running down your arm., 21 June 2022 The dish is light, summery, easy on the budget, and delicious on the plate. Sheryl Julian,, 12 July 2022 To mark Dalloway Terrace’s new collab with Belvedere Vodka’s bright and summery organic fruit and botanical infusions range, the Great Russell Street hideaway is home to a new floral installation and exclusive new cocktail list. Nicole Trilivas, Forbes, 4 July 2022 While each dress in the collection—which will be available in early June on Magugu’s website and select retailers—is graphic and summery, Magugu wanted each to have its own individual flair. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 24 May 2022 Show off your midriff with this summery floral print set. Rana Good, Forbes, 28 June 2022 On Friday evening, Hailey Bieber enjoyed a hot night in New York City looking cool and summery in a tight white crop top that bared her toned torso. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 4 June 2022 See More

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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 10 Aug. 2022.

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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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