sunbonnet

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noun sun·bon·net \-ˌbä-nət\

Definition of sunbonnet

  1. :  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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1824


SUNBONNET Defined for Kids

sunbonnet

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noun sun·bon·net \ˈsən-ˌbä-nət\

Definition of sunbonnet for Students

  1. :  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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