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sunbathe

[suhn-beyth] /ˈsʌnˌbeɪð/
verb (used without object), sunbathed, sunbathing.
1.
to take a sunbath.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; sun + bathe
Related forms
sunbather, noun
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Examples from the web for sunbathe
  • 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.
  • People should cover non-affected areas with clothing or sunscreen and sunbathe only until the skin starts to tan.
  • Russians shed layers, sunbathe on park benches, and let loose after their long hibernation.
  • Painted turtles sunbathe on partially submerged logs.
  • They could eat good food, sunbathe and take a one-mile hike, which was nine times around the deck of the ship.
  • These are especially common sites of melanoma in people who sunbathe or vacation in sunny places.
  • Fallen logs and branches provide shelter and hunting areas for fish and mammals, while turtles use them to sunbathe.
British Dictionary definitions for sunbathe

sunbathe

/ˈsʌnˌbeɪð/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to bask in the sunshine, esp in order to get a suntan
Derived Forms
sunbather, noun
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