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[suhm-uh-ree] /ˈsʌm ə ri/
of, like, or appropriate for summer:
summery weather; a summery dress.
Origin of summery
First recorded in 1815-25; summer1 + -y1
Related forms
summeriness, noun
unsummery, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Rather a summery outfit," thought Clif as he took it in with a glance.

    A Prisoner of Morro

    Upton Sinclair
  • For in that summery clime shade, not sun, is the desideratum.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • Though the night was summery, the chill of that involuntary bath was unpleasant.

    The Auto Boys' Mystery James A. Braden
  • Not much longer could she go blithely along the summery paths of summer.

    The Salamander Owen Johnson
  • Nina had taken off her coat and was wearing a dress as summery in appearance as the garden.

    The Title Market Emily Post
Word Origin and History for summery

1824, from summer (n.1) + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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