sun·​roof | \ ˈsən-ˌrüf How to pronounce sunroof (audio) , -ˌru̇f \

Definition of sunroof

: a panel in an automobile roof that can be opened

Examples of sunroof in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The suspect was driving what is believed to be a four-door white Buick sedan with a sunroof. Amir Vera, Carma Hassan And Keith Allen, CNN, 8 July 2021 Dual digital displays serve as gauges, and infotainment and other luxuries—such as a Harman Kardon stereo and a large panoramic sunroof—added to the upscale vibe. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 29 June 2021 With spacious accommodations, abundant glass to bring waterborne vistas in, and a retractable sunroof, it is designed to deliver a cruising approach that is equal parts private opulence and floating party fun. Mike Espindle, Forbes, 25 June 2021 Its windshield is fixed, but the sunroof is removable. Larry Printz, Star Tribune, 11 June 2021 It can also be optioned with features not available on the standard Bolt, such as a panoramic sunroof and ventilated front seats., 6 May 2021 Even with a panoramic sunroof, the Tucson's back seat feels huge and will accommodate two adults on long road trips. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 11 June 2021 The shooter reportedly emerged out of the sunroof of a vehicle and shot a man driving another car in the leg, police said. Clare Proctor,, 8 June 2021 Those sitting in the back also benefit from a full-length panoramic sunroof that provides a strong sense of space. James Morris, Forbes, 5 June 2021

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First Known Use of sunroof

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sunroof was in 1928

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18 Jul 2021

Cite this Entry

“Sunroof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of sunroof

: a part of the roof of a car or truck that can be opened to let air and light in


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