sunbonnet

[ suhn-bon-it ]
/ ˈsʌnˌbɒn ɪt /

noun

a bonnet with a large brim shading the face and sometimes a piece projecting over the neck, worn by women and children.

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Origin of sunbonnet

First recorded in 1815–25; sun + bonnet

OTHER WORDS FROM sunbonnet

sun·bon·net·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sunbonnet

sunbonnet
/ (ˈsʌnˌbɒnɪt) /

noun

a hat that shades the face and neck from the sun, esp one made of cotton with a projecting brim now worn esp by babies

Derived forms of sunbonnet

sunbonneted, adjective
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