Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like summer; characteristic of summer; warm and sunny.

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  • adjective summer-like

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As luck would have it, the first who came to meet us at the gate was Lorna, with nothing whatever upon her head (the weather being summerly) but her beautiful hair shed round her; and wearing a sweet white frock tucked in, and showing her figure perfectly.

    Lorna Doone

  • The adjective is a nonce-sense, summerly elsewhere meaning 'such as one expects in summer'; the noun is a nonce-word.

    Neologisms.

  • The couch-bunk under the window to conceal the summerly recliner.

    Neologisms.

  • As in everything he did for his girl, Victor pointed boastfully to his forethought of her convenience and her tastes: the pine-panels of the interior, the shelves for her books, pegs to hang her favourite drawings, and the couch-bunk under a window to conceal the summerly recliner while throwing full light on her book; and the hearth-square for logs, when she wanted fire: because

    One of Our Conquerors — Complete

  • Lorna, with nothing whatever upon her head (the weather being summerly) but her beautiful hair shed round her; and wearing a sweet white frock tucked in, and showing her figure perfectly.

    Lorna Doone; a Romance of Exmoor

  • The weather is but lukewarm, and I should choose to have all the windows shut, if my smelling was not much more summerly than my feeling; but the frowsiness of obsolete tapestry and needlework is insupportable.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4

  • Just one more left and the summerly trades are done.

    WN.com - Business News

  • This is a wonderful dress style summerly tunic and my personal favorite of these new releases, giving you such a lovely innocent look.

    Fashion World of SL

  • Just one more left and the summerly trades are done.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Check check check check check – I guess I’m about ready to fly off in a summerly direction tomorrow!

    Zoom’s To-Do List « knitnut.net

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