sunup

[ suhn-uhp ]
/ ˈsʌnˌʌp /

noun

sunrise, especially the time of sunrise.

Origin of sunup

1705–15, Americanism; sun + up, on the model of sundown
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British Dictionary definitions for sunup

sunup

/ (ˈsʌnˌʌp) /

noun

another name (esp US) for sunrise (def. 3)
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Word Origin and History for sunup

sunup


n.

also sun-up, 1712, from sun (n.) + up (adv.).

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