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 His gray eyes aimed skyward, in the direction of wispy clouds and sunstruck palms. Steve Lopezcolumnist, Los Angeles Times, "Column: He died Sunday on a West L.A. sidewalk. He was homeless. He is part of an epidemic," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of sunstruck

1749, in the meaning defined above

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“Sunstruck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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