Definition of sunbonnet in English:

sunbonnet

Syllabification: sun·bon·net
Pronunciation: /ˈsənˌbänit
 
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noun

A close-fitting brimmed cotton hat that protects the head and neck from the sun, worn especially by infants and formerly by women.
More example sentences
  • James the Fair, brother of John the Foul (as they are referred to by the others) arrives for the 4th of July sporting a sun bonnet the size of a sombrero and so much foppery that Buzz suddenly looks like Bruce Willis.
  • Make sure that Israel packs the pretty sun bonnet that your cousin Maria gave her for Christmas.
  • The images below show an assortment typical of the many types of calico sun bonnets which we have.

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