summer - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    the season between spring and autumn, when the weather is hottest

    He spent the summer in Paris.

    the long hot summer of 1976

    in summer:

    This room is cold even in summer.

    early/late summer:

    The fruit will ripen in late summer.

    1. a.
      relating to summer

      a warm summer evening

      our summer holiday

      The museum is open to visitors in the summer months.

  2. 2
    literary a year, especially of someone’s age