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Meaning of SUNBURN

Pronunciation:  'sun`burn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
  2. [n]  a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  3. [v]  get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun

SUNBURN is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: burn, burn, erythema solare, suntan, tan
 See Also: color, colour, discolor, discolour, erythema, first-degree burn, hyperpigmentation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sun"burn`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sunburned}or
    {Sunburnt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sunburning}.]
    To burn or discolor by the sun; to tan.
          Sunburnt and swarthy though she be.      --Dryden.
  2. \Sun"burn`\, n.
    The burning or discoloration produced on the skin by the heat
    of the sun; tan.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you have a sunburn indicates that there is an emotional situation or problem that you can no longer avoid. There is some urgent matter that is literally burning through to your soul and demands your immediate attention.