verb (used without object), sunbathed, sunbathing.
to take a sunbath.

1590–1600; sun + bathe

sunbather, noun Unabridged
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sunbathe (ˈsʌnˌbeɪð)
(intr) to bask in the sunshine, esp in order to get a suntan

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Example sentences
Some birds will sunbathe while perched, fanning one or both of their wings
  while sitting well up off the ground.
It inhabits tropical and subtropical coastal waters around the world and has
  been observed clambering onto land to sunbathe.
The park is a great place to sunbathe and enjoy views of downtown.
Many choose to sunbathe exclusively and forgo the pleasures of bathing unless
  the need to cool down becomes overwhelming.
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