AskDefine | Define sunny

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sunny adj
1 abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny" [syn: bright, shining, shiny, sunshiny]
2 bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile" [syn: cheery, gay] [also: sunniest, sunnier]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /ˈsʌni/
  • Rhymes with: -ʌni

Homophones

Etymology

Adjective

  1. Of weather or a day, featuring a lot of sunshine.
    Whilst it may be sunny today, the weather forecast is predicting rain.
  2. Of a place, receiving a lot of sunshine.
    I would describe Spain as sunny, but it's nothing in comparison to the Sahara.
  3. Of a person or their mood, cheerful.
    a sunny disposition

Synonyms

Translations

weather, day
place
cheerful

Extensive Definition

People

See also

  • Sonny
  • The Muslim religious sect is spelled "Sunni"
sunny in Japanese: サニー

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