or sun block

[ suhn-blok ]
/ ˈsʌnˌblɒk /


a substance that provides a high degree of protection against sunburn, often preventing most tanning as well as burning, as by obstructing the penetration of ultraviolet rays.
a lotion, cream, etc., containing such a substance.

Words nearby sunblock

Origin of sunblock

First recorded in 1975–80; sun + block Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sunblock

  • Grab some sangria and sunblock and head to Spain, where a relaxing getaway with an exciting culinary scene is calling your name.

    Fresh Picks|Joey Campanaro|April 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST