summer


Definition: Meaning of, summer in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈsʌmə /

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summer summers
[uncountable and countable]
  1. the time of the year when the sun is hottest and the days are longest, between spring and autumn
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  2. 20/50 etc summers literary 20, 50 etc years of age
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Present Participle Third Person Singular
[intransitive]
  1. to spend the summer in a particular place
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summer used in phrases

  • British Summer Time (noun)
    1. the time one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time that is used in Britain from late March to late October [↪  daylight saving time]
  • Indian summer (noun)
    1. a period of warm weather in autumn
    2. a happy or successful time, especially near the end of your life or CAREER
  • Late Summer Holiday, the
  • Saint Martin's summer (noun)
    1. a period of unusually warm weather in the autumn
  • Summer Bank Holiday, the
    1. a public holiday in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, usually on the last Monday in August. In Scotland and the Republic of Ireland, the Summer Bank Holiday is usually on the first Monday in August.
  • Western European Summer Time (noun)
    1. a form of daylight-saving time, one hour ahead of UTC, used in the United Kingdom, Ireland and mainland Portugal in summer
  • snow-in-summer (noun)
    1. annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milk
    2. chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
  • summer camp (noun)
    1. a place where children in the US can stay during the summer, and take part in various activities
  • summer cohosh (noun)
    1. bugbane of the eastern United States having erect racemes of white flowers
  • summer crookneck (noun)
    1. yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
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Pronunciation: ˌdəːmətə(ʊ)mʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtɪs
Parts of Speech: noun
myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals