a bonnet with a large brim shading the face and sometimes a piece projecting over the neck, worn by women and children.
- sun·bon·net·ed, adjective
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How to use sunbonnet in a sentence
Then his glance wandered down past the checked sunbonnet and the long-sleeved gingham apron to the cause of her leisurely gait.Mildred's Inheritance | Annie Fellows Johnston
He pushed the sunbonnet back and patted her roguishly on the head.Patchwork | Anna Balmer Myers
So I pulled my sunbonnet over my face, and went to weeding the flowerbeds, to get cool.
A sunbonnet hid her lovely face, and an old black cape completed the outfit.The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
In her pink cotton frock, and blooming like a rose in the shade of her frilled pink sunbonnet, Sheba was fair to see.In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim | Frances Hodgson Burnett
British Dictionary definitions for sunbonnet
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
- sunbonneted, adjective
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