sunshine

[ suhn-shahyn ]
/ ˈsʌnˌʃaɪn /

noun

adjective

of or relating to sunshine laws: sunshine rules.

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Origin of sunshine

1200–50; Middle English sunnesin;see sun, shine1

OTHER WORDS FROM sunshine

sunshineless, adjectivesunshiny, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sunshine

sunshine
/ (ˈsʌnˌʃaɪn) /

noun

the light received directly from the sun
the warmth from the sun
a sunny area
a light-hearted or ironic term of address

Derived forms of sunshine

sunshiny, adjective
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