[ suhn-tanz ]
/ ˈsʌnˌtænz /
noun (used with a plural verb)
a tan military uniform for summer wear.
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[ suhn-tan ]
/ ˈsʌnˌtæn /
verb (used with or without object), sun·tanned, sun·tan·ning.
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Example sentences from the Web for suntans
The film opens with her bratty brother spying on her with binoculars as she suntans on a beach.‘Jeune et Jolie’ (‘Young and Beautiful’) Opens at Cannes With Model Marine Vacth|Richard Porton|May 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was a tall, spare man in suntans, with a sunburned face and cold eyes.
General O'Donnell, still in suntans, was seated at a small desk.
British Dictionary definitions for suntans
/ (ˈsʌnˌtæn) /
- a brownish colouring of the skin caused by the formation of the pigment melanin within the skin on exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun or a sunlampOften shortened to: tan
- (as modifier)suntan oil
Derived forms of suntansuntanned, adjective
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