- 1British • informal An alcoholic drink taken at sunset.More example sentences
- We are drinking sundowners by the Land Cruiser and musing that, if we set off on foot now, we'd still be nowhere in a week's time.
- Our first evening was spent drinking sundowners, drifting down the Zambezi on a pontoon absorbing the sunset and watching large herds of elephants swimming across the river supporting their calves in the deep water.
- The marina at Troon is the perfect place to sip a few sundowners as you watch the yachts come in, and Culzean Castle is an astounding place to visit, with spectacular views and fabulous gardens.
- 2Australian /NZ • informal , • dated A tramp arriving at a sheep station in the evening under the pretence of seeking work, so as to obtain food and shelter.More example sentences
- Their routine of seeking shelter and a meal from farmers just before nightfall led to the term sundowners.
More definitions of sundownerDefinition of sundowner in:
- The US English dictionary