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sunbonnet

[suhn-bon-it] /ˈsʌnˌbɒn ɪt/
noun
1.
a bonnet with a large brim shading the face and sometimes a piece projecting over the neck, worn by women and children.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; sun + bonnet
Related forms
sunbonneted, adjective
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  • Occasionally a faded print wrapper is seen flapping about a scant form, and a bedraggled sunbonnet lops above.
  • Instead of searching for blackberry bushes from the shadow of her sunbonnet.
British Dictionary definitions for sunbonnet

sunbonnet

/ˈsʌnˌbɒnɪt/
noun
1.
a hat that shades the face and neck from the sun, esp one made of cotton with a projecting brim now worn esp by babies
Derived Forms
sunbonneted, adjective
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