Definition of sunblock in English:

Share this entry

sunblock

Pronunciation: /ˈsənˌbläk/

noun

A cream or lotion for protecting the skin from the sun and preventing sunburn.
Example sentences
  • Use water-resistant suntan lotion / sunblock and even consider wearing a T-shirt while you snorkel, especially under the strong midday sun.
  • Which brings me to my next point: You must use sunblock or sunscreen in order to protect your skin from the sun.
  • While creams are the primary type of sunblock other forms include gels, lotions, and sprays.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: sun·block

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.