Definition of autumnal in English:


Line breaks: au¦tum|nal
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈtʌmn(ə)l


  • Of, characteristic of, or occurring in autumn: rich autumnal colours
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    • And finally we went to the Golden Temple which had some of the most stunning autumnal colours in the grounds, and it was almost luminous at dusk.
    • A band of cloud could bring some light rainfall on Saturday night, but there were signs that next week will bring more usual autumnal weather.
    • The first day of the Vancouver International Film Festival coincided with the first massive autumnal rain.


late 16th century: from Latin autumnalis, from autumnus 'autumn'.

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