sunburned

sunburn

[suhn-burn]
noun
1.
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.
2.
to affect or be affected with sunburn: An hour in the sun sunburned me severely. I sunburn easily.

Origin:
1520–30; sun + burn1

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

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sunburn sun·burn (sŭn'bûrn')
n.
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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