sunshade

noun sun·shade \ ˈsən-ˌshād \
Updated on: 1 Jan 2018

Definition of sunshade

: something used as a protection from the sun's rays: such as
a : parasol
b : awning

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First Known Use of sunshade

1842


SUNSHADE Defined for English Language Learners

sunshade

noun

Definition of sunshade for English Language Learners

  • : something (such as a parasol or awning) that blocks sunlight


SUNSHADE Defined for Kids

sunshade

noun sun·shade \ ˈsən-ˌshād \

Definition of sunshade for Students

: something (as a parasol) used to protect from the sun's rays

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