sun·​porch ˈsən-ˌpȯrch How to pronounce sunporch (audio)
: a screened-in or glassed-in porch with a sunny exposure

Examples of sunporch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dobbertin’s new Pearl showcase Best Quality Daughter is like floating through dreamscapes, one room a gauzy pink remembrance of wallpapered family dinners, another room a sunporch escape, another in honeyed wood tones and blue velvet for deep conversation or just tacky gossip. Mike Sutter,, 25 Nov. 2020 The setting can change: A sunporch, a park, a lawn, a beach all work. New York Times, 7 Apr. 2022 After Alex’s death, a youth who was placed in the Bailey home a few months before the crash said that Bailey allegedly often drank and slept on the sunporch. Ginny Monk,, 9 Mar. 2022 Stone fireplace; hardwood floors; granite countertops; vaulted ceiling; sunporch. Applause! Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 30 Dec. 2021 In the early 1800s, the family created a common roof and sided the two cabins and built a sunporch. Taylor M. Riley, The Courier-Journal, 29 Mar. 2018 The land was what drew the homeowners to the property in the first place, so expecting mom Joanna included plenty of windows and double doors for easy access to the new patio and sunporch. Megan Stein,, 28 Feb. 2018 Atkinson notes the home has original features that were early for their time, including a powder on the main, a sunporch (it’s now a bright study), and an en-suite bath in the master. Mark Samuelson, The Denver Post, 16 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sunporch was in 1887

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“Sunporch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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