sun·​porch | \ ˈsən-ˌpȯrch How to pronounce sunporch (audio) \

Definition of sunporch

: a screened-in or glassed-in porch with a sunny exposure

Examples of sunporch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "This Kentucky log cabin was transformed into a charming bed and breakfast inn. Take a tour," 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,, "See the Tearful Moment a U.S. Marine Proposes to His Girlfriend on Fixer Upper," 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, "Second least-expensive home in Denver Country Club open June 18, priced at $1.6 million," 16 June 2017

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First Known Use of sunporch

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Sunporch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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