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sunbathe

intransitive verb sun·bathe \-ˌth\

: to sit or lie in the light of the sun especially in order to make your skin darker

Full Definition of SUNBATHE

:  to take a sunbath
sun·bath·er \-ˌbā-thər\ noun
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Examples of SUNBATHE

  1. People were sunbathing on the beach.

Origin of SUNBATHE

back-formation from sunbather
First Known Use: 1941

Rhymes with SUNBATHE

SUNBATHE Defined for Kids

sunbathe

verb sun·bathe \ˈsən-ˌth\
sun·bathedsun·bath·ing

Definition of SUNBATHE for Kids

:  to sit or lie in the rays of the sun to get a tan

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