[ suhn-bath, -bahth ]
/ ˈsʌnˌbæθ, -ˌbɑθ /
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noun, plural sun·baths [suhn-bathz, -bahthz, -baths, -bahths]. /ˈsʌnˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs/.
deliberate exposure of the body to the direct rays of the sun or a sunlamp.
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Origin of sunbath

First recorded in 1870–75; sun + bath1
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How to use sunbath in a sentence

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for sunbath

sun bath

the exposure of the body to the rays of the sun or a sun lamp, esp in order to get a suntan
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