- A browning of skin caused by exposure to the sun: he had acquired quite a suntanMore example sentences
- Biologically, suntans - and dark-pigmented skin in general - tell another, more objective story: that human beings have an ambivalent evolutionary relationship with the sun.
- Sunburns and suntans are signs that your skin has been damaged.
- You can always tell you're in a football environment because all the women have very long, very straight blonde hair and impossible suntans while the men are all jowly and laugh too loudly.
verb[with object] (usually as adjective suntanned) Back to top
- Expose to the sun in order to achieve a brown color: a suntanned faceMore example sentences
- The hand looked as though it had once been suntanned, but after years of confinement, had paled.
- The artichoke was plump and juicy, served with bright red tomatoes that looked more suntanned than sun-dried.
- I arrived at the audition looking healthy and suntanned and was sent to put on a wig and uniform.
More definitions of suntanDefinition of suntan in:
- The British & World English dictionary