sun·​struck | \ ˈsən-ˌstrək How to pronounce sunstruck (audio) \

Definition of sunstruck

: affected or touched by the sun

Examples of sunstruck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All of these are arrayed in the flat, sunstruck emptiness of Idaho and seem to operate on their own, without a person in sight until the very end. Roberta Smith, New York Times, 15 Apr. 2021 His gray eyes aimed skyward, in the direction of wispy clouds and sunstruck palms. Steve Lopezcolumnist, Los Angeles Times, 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of sunstruck

1749, in the meaning defined above

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26 Apr 2021

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“Sunstruck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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