sunbathe

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 darker. This activity is called sunbathing

We spent the holiday sunbathing and relaxing on the beach.


Derived word:
sunbather
noun countable
Word forms "sunbather":
singular sunbather plural sunbathers

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  • sunbathe — intransitive verb Etymology: back formation from sunbather Date: 1941 to take a sunbath • sunbather noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

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  • 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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