- clime; climate.
- glory; splendor.
- a day.
- a year.
verb (used with object), sunned, sun·ning.
verb (used without object), sunned, sun·ning.
Words nearby sun
Idioms for sun
Origin of sun
OTHER WORDS FROM sunsun·like, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for place in the sun
verb suns, sunning or sunned
Derived forms of sunsunlike, adjective
Word Origin for sun
Science definitions for place in the sun
Culture definitions for place in the sun
notes for sun
Idioms and Phrases with place in the sun (1 of 2)
A dominant or favorable position or situation, as in The Nobel prizewinners really enjoyed their place in the sun. This term may have been coined about 1660 by the French philosopher Blaise Pascal but became well known only in the late 1800s, when it was applied to Germany's position in world affairs, especially concerning its desire for more lands.
Idioms and Phrases with place in the sun (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with sun
- sun belt
- sunny side
- everything but the kitchen sink (under the sun)
- make hay while the sun shines
- nothing new under the sun
- place in the sun