sunbeam

[suhn-beem] /ˈsʌnˌbim/
noun
1.
a beam or ray of sunlight.
2.
Australian Slang. a dish or utensil that has not been used during a meal and so does not have to be washed.
Origin
before 1000; Middle English sunnebem, Old English sun(ne)bēam. See sun, beam
Related forms
sunbeamed, sunbeamy, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for sunbeamy
sunbeam (ˈsʌnˌbiːm)
 
n
1.  a beam, ray, or stream of sunlight
2.  slang (Austral) a piece of crockery or cutlery laid for a meal but remaining unused
 
'sunbeamed
 
adj
 
'sunbeamy
 
adj

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source

Difficulty index for sunbeamy

Few English speakers likely know this word

Tile value for sunbeamy

15
0
Scrabble Words With Friends