sunny

[ suhn-ee ]
/ ˈsʌn i /

adjective, sun·ni·er, sun·ni·est.

abounding in sunshine: a sunny day.
exposed to, lighted, or warmed by the direct rays of the sun: a sunny room.
pertaining to or proceeding from the sun; solar.
resembling the sun.
cheery, cheerful, or joyous: a sunny disposition.

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Origin of sunny

1250–1300 Middle English; see sun, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM sunny

sun·ni·ly, adverbsun·ni·ness, nounun·sun·ny, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sunny

sunny
/ (ˈsʌnɪ) /

adjective -nier or -niest

full of or exposed to sunlight
radiating good humour
of or resembling the sun

Derived forms of sunny

sunnily, adverbsunniness, noun
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