sun·​bath ˈsən-ˌbath How to pronounce sunbath (audio)
: an exposure to sunlight or a sunlamp

Examples of sunbath in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the perfect glow, whether on the airplane, after the sunbath or for your lunch date on La Croisette in Cannes. Nel-Olivia Waga, Forbes, 31 May 2021 Tulum, Mexico Atlanta travelers can snorkel, sunbath or explore Mayan ruins on the Caribbean coastline of the country’s Yucatán Peninsula. Stephanie Toone, ajc, 19 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sunbath was in 1816

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“Sunbath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


sun·​bath ˈsən-ˌbath How to pronounce sunbath (audio)
: the action of sunbathing
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