Share this entry
sun-baked Line breaks: sun-baked

Definition of sun-baked in English:


(Especially of the ground) dry and hard from exposure to the sun’s heat: many of the swamps turn to hard sun-baked mud during the dry season [predicative]: the land north of Kuruda and Hessadi villages is uneven, dry, and sun-baked
More example sentences
  • The sun-baked ground crumbled against their feet as they walked.
  • Pam Gems's magnificent adaptation of this poetic tragedy is a gift: soft, yet as hard as the sun-baked soil.
  • In the swampy bottoms, water-lilies rose naked out of sun-baked mud.
Definition of sun-baked in:
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.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources