[ suhn-bath, -bahth ]
/ ˈsʌnˌbæθ, -ˌbɑθ /

noun, plural sun·baths [suhn-bath z, -bahth z, -baths, -bahths] /ˈsʌnˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs/.

deliberate exposure of the body to the direct rays of the sun or a sunlamp.

Nearby words

  1. sun-god,
  2. sun.,
  3. sunback,
  4. sunbake,
  5. sunbaked,
  6. sunbathe,
  7. sunbeam,
  8. sunbed,
  9. sunbelt,
  10. sunberry

Origin of sunbath

First recorded in 1870–75; sun + bath1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sunbath

  • Now it is a sunbath we want rather than a cold dip,—to bask in the warmth like any cottontail.

    In the Open|Stanton Davis Kirkham
  • "I think a sunbath will really be good for you, Mr. Moses," said Miss Keith.

    Elsie's Widowhood|Martha Finley