sunbathe

[ suhn-beyth ]
/ ˈsʌnˌbeɪð /

verb (used without object), sun·bathed, sun·bath·ing.

to take a sunbath.

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Origin of sunbathe

First recorded in 1590–1600; sun + bathe

OTHER WORDS FROM sunbathe

sun·bath·er, noun

Words nearby sunbathe

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British Dictionary definitions for sunbathe

sunbathe
/ (ˈsʌnˌbeɪð) /

verb

(intr) to bask in the sunshine, esp in order to get a suntan

Derived forms of sunbathe

sunbather, noun
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