sunbathe
intransitive verb Etymology: back-formation from sunbather Date: 1941 to take a sunbath • sunbather noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sunbathe — ► VERB ▪ sit or lie in the sun to get a suntan. DERIVATIVES sunbather noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sunbathe — [sun′bāth΄] vi. sunbathed, sunbathing to take a sun bath sunbather n …   English World dictionary

  • sunbathe — UK [ˈsʌnˌbeɪð] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms sunbathe : present tense I/you/we/they sunbathe he/she/it sunbathes present participle sunbathing past tense sunbathed past participle sunbathed to sit or lie in the sun so that your skin becomes …   English dictionary

  • sunbathe — sun|bathe [ˈsʌnbeıð] v to sit or lie outside in the sun, especially in order to become brown ▪ Her mother was sunbathing in the back garden. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ HINT sense 1 There is no noun sunbath : [i]Let s go and sunbathe/do some sunbathing (NOT have a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sunbathe — [[t]sʌ̱nbeɪθ[/t]] sunbathes, sunbathing, sunbathed VERB When people sunbathe, they sit or lie in a place where the sun shines on them, so that their skin becomes browner. Franklin swam and sunbathed at the pool every morning. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • sunbathe — sunbather, n. /sun baydh /, v.i., sunbathed, sunbathing. to take a sunbath. [1590 1600; SUN + BATHE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sunbathe — verb To expose ones body to the sun in order to relax or to obtain a tan …   Wiktionary

  • sunbathe — sun|bathe [ sʌn,beıð ] verb intransitive to sit or lie in the sun so that your skin becomes darker. This activity is called sunbathing: We spent our vacation sunbathing and relaxing on the beach. ╾ sun|bath|er noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sunbathe — v. suntan, lay in the sun in order to get a tan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sunbathe — verb sit or lie in the sun to get a suntan. Derivatives sunbather noun …   English new terms dictionary

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