inflammation of the skin caused by overexposure to the sun or a sunlamp.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), sunburned or sunburnt, sunburning.
to affect or be affected with sunburn: An hour in the sun sunburned me severely. I sunburn easily.

1520–30; sun + burn1

unsunburned, adjective
unsunburnt, adjective
well-sunburned, adjective
well-sunburnt, adjective Unabridged
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sunburn (ˈsʌnˌbɜːn)
1.  Technical name: erythema solare inflammation of the skin caused by overexposure to the sun
2.  another word for suntan

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sunburn sun·burn (sŭn'bûrn')
Inflammation and erythema of the skin, often with blistering, caused by overexposure to the ultraviolet rays of direct sunlight.

sun'burn' v.
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