- clime; climate.
- glory; splendor.
- a day.
- a year.
verb (used with object), sunned, sun·ning.
verb (used without object), sunned, sun·ning.
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Idioms for sun
Origin of sun
OTHER WORDS FROM sunsun·like, adjective
Definition for sun (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for sun
Birthday photoshoots are nothing new, but when supermodel Ebonee Davis decided to celebrate her 28th trip around the sun, she made sure that hers was like none before.Ebonee Davis’s Birthday Makeup Was A Tribute To The Ancestors|Steven Psyllos|November 20, 2020|Essence.com
Last summer, they did their first test flight–12 hours powered by the sun doing 600 kilometers.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
If you want to have fun in the sun, in a thriving LGBTQ community, try Fort Lauderdale on for size.
Outer layers of the star blast outward in an explosion that can unleash more energy than will be released by the sun over its entire 10-billion-year lifetime.Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics|Emily Conover|November 12, 2020|Science News
The sun was blasting, the wind was shoving us side to side and filling up the soundscape.
He was, as the world now knows, sunning himself in France beside his topless wife and rubbing suncream into her lower back.
We circle a large pond, hoping to catch a python sunning itself along the bank.
It was eleven o'clock when he went out and joined the throng of people sunning themselves on the walk beside the lake.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
These may be seen in groups of six or eight, sunning themselves on the slimy banks of the river or on the numerous sandbanks.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
A while later I saw her sunning herself on the south side of the strawstack, where the mud could dry on her sides.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
He generally appeared to be half asleep or else sunning himself with a contented smile on his thoughtful countenance.The Animal Story Book|Various
Then she noticed that to-day the bulls were not sunning themselves lazily, although the sun was out.The Beach of Dreams|H. De Vere Stacpoole
British Dictionary definitions for sun (1 of 2)
verb suns, sunning or sunned
Derived forms of sunsunlike, adjective
Word Origin for sun
British Dictionary definitions for sun (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for sun
Cultural definitions for sun
notes for sun
Idioms and Phrases with sun
In addition to the idiom beginning with sun
- sun belt
- sunny side
- everything but the kitchen sink (under the sun)
- make hay while the sun shines
- nothing new under the sun
- place in the sun