Summery vs. Summary

By Jaxson

  • Summery

    Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling after spring and before autumn. At the summer solstice, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day-length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, tradition and culture. When it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice-versa.

  • Summery (adjective)

    Relating to the summer.

    “She wore a light summery dress.”

  • Summery (adjective)

    Of weather, typical of summer.

  • Summary (adjective)

    Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form

    “A summary review is in the appendix.”

  • Summary (adjective)

    Performed speedily and without formal ceremony.

    “They used summary executions to break the resistance of the people.”

  • Summary (adjective)

    Performed by cutting the procedures of a standard and fair trial.

    “Summary justice is bad justice.”

  • Summary (noun)

    An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.


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