Definition of sunbonnet
: a woman's bonnet with a wide brim framing the face and usually having a ruffle at the back to protect the neck from the sun
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There were crinoline explosions and Panama teardrops, tiny little fascinators and huge brimmed sunbonnets.
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: a bonnet with a wide curving brim that shades the face and usually a ruffle at the back that protects the neck from the sun
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