summer ( summers plural ) Summer is the season between spring and autumn. In the summer the weather is usually warm or hot. n-var I escaped the heatwave in London earlier this summer and flew to Cork..., It was a perfect summer's day., ...in the summer of 1987., ...the summer holidays..., He used to spend childhood summers with his grandparents. →
high summer →
British Summer Time
British Summer Time is a period in the spring and summer during which the clocks are put forward, so that people can have an extra hour of daylight in the evening.
When we put the clocks forward in March we go into British Summer Time.
in AM, use daylight saving time
High summer is the middle of summer. n-uncount
Indian summer ( Indian summers plural ) You can refer to a period of unusually warm and sunny weather during the autumn as an Indian summer. n-count
summer camp ( summer camps plural ) In the United States, a summer camp is a place in the country where parents can pay to send their children during the school summer holidays. The children staying there can take part in many outdoor and social activities. n-count
summer house ( summer houses plural ) , summerhouse
1 n-count A summer house is a small building in a garden. It contains seats, and people can sit there in the summer.
2 n-count Someone's summer house is a house in the country or by the sea where they spend the summer.
He visited relatives at their summer house on the river.
summer school ( summer schools plural )
1 n-var A summer school is an educational course on a particular subject that is run during the summer. The students usually stay at the place where the summer school is being held.
...a summer school for young professional singers.
2 n-var Summer school is a summer term at a school, college, or university, for example for students who need extra teaching or who want to take extra courses.
summer time , summertime
1 n-uncount Summer time is the period of time during which the summer lasts.
also the N
It's a very beautiful place in the summertime.