Definition of sunshine in English:

sunshine

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌnʃʌɪn
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1Direct sunlight unbroken by cloud, especially over a comparatively large area: we walked in the warm sunshine
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    • Exposing prints to direct sunshine, but also artificial light from bulbs is one of the worst and most frequent mistakes.
    • One is also soothed and warmed by the brilliant sunshine that illuminates the painting.
    • The island plays host to several microclimates and in the space of a one-hour winter drive, you can experience warm sunshine, blustery winds, heavy rainfall and blue skies again.
    Synonyms
    sunlight, sun, sun's rays, sunbeams, daylight, light of day, natural light, light
  • 1.1Cheerfulness; happiness: their colourful music can bring a ray of sunshine
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    • Yet shining like a ray of blissed-out sunshine and catapulting its way into your consciousness amidst this mediocrity is the quite simply gorgeous title track.
    • With the coda taken at a fierce clip, the brilliant concluding string flourishes were like musical sunshine greeting the joy of spring.
    • I could just rationalize the idea that he wants to be open and honest and that I'm a ray of the disinfecting sunshine.
    Synonyms
  • 2British informal Used as a friendly or sometimes threatening form of address: hand it over, sunshine

Derivatives

sunshiny

adjective
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  • The day had changed from a gray, rainy day to a beautiful bright, sunshiny day, perfect for a caravan.
  • Consequently, someone who is comfortable in the company of children, and who enjoys the endless racket they create, could be a sunshiny person with a positive outlook, someone who enjoys all that life has to offer.
  • As the morning progressed, the gentle shimmering hues gave way to powerful strokes of deep blue and strident greens competing with shades of sunshiny yellow.

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