- a bonnet with a large brim shading the face and sometimes a piece projecting over the neck, worn by women and children.
Origin of sunbonnet
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Examples from the Web for sunbonnet
I lost one shoe in a muddy place, and Jenny lost her sunbonnet.Kristy's Rainy Day Picnic
Olive Thorne Miller
She took the cape of her sunbonnet and with it wiped away the unaccustomed tears.
Christianna got her sunbonnet and tied the strings with trembling fingers.
He pushed the sunbonnet back and patted her roguishly on the head.Patchwork
Anna Balmer Myers
But she did not ask Anna to sit down, or to remove her sunbonnet.A Little Maid of Old Maine
Alice Turner Curtis
- a hat that shades the face and neck from the sun, esp one made of cotton with a projecting brim now worn esp by babies
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