Winter — wintry; summer — summery; spring — ?; autumn — ?

characteristic of winter, esp. in feeling or looking very cold and bleak: "a wintry landscape".

summery: belonging to or characteristic of or occurring in summer; "summery weather";

What are the words that mean characteristic of spring and autumn, respectively? For example:

a springly landscape; an autumnly landscape

What about American English, where one uses fall instead of autumn?


A great thing about English is its rich lexicon. These are the seasonal adjectives that come to mind:

Incidentally, two of the above also have verb forms: hibernate and estivate.

Source : Link , Question Author : Armen Ծիրունյան , Answer Author : Rick

Leave a Comment