sum·​mery ˈsə-mə-rē How to pronounce summery (audio)
: of, resembling, or fit for summer

Examples of summery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This summery eggplant recipe is a riff on Sicilian classic Pasta alla Norma — with no pasta. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Dec. 2022 Not your typical coconut/sunscreen scent, but still so summery. Olivia Fleming & Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, 5 Jan. 2023 Raffia's easygoing and summery effect meets the structure of a classic minaudiere. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, 9 Jan. 2023 Polka dots have a reputation for being sweet and summery, but by adding metallic Aquazzura heels and a glitzy belt by Alessandra Rich (who also designed the dress), Ana de Armas brings the print firmly into the festive season. Sarah Ball, Peoplemag, 28 Nov. 2022 The tequila-mezcal-watermelon cocktail is summery and refreshing. Dallas News, 23 June 2022 This alcohol-free sparkler is crafted by Sonoma winemakers for an authentic, summery flavor. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 7 Dec. 2022 For a summery meal of seasonal dishes, look for local market fish and Somerset strawberries with elderflower ice and meringue. New York Times, 15 July 2022 For makeup, the Rare Beauty founder opted for a soft, summery glam look including a rosy lip. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 13 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Summery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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sum·​mery ˈsəm-(ə-)rē How to pronounce summery (audio)
: of, resembling, or fit for summer
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