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sun·ny

 (sŭn′ē)
adj. sun·ni·er, sun·ni·est
1. Exposed to or abounding in sunshine: a sunny room.
2. Cheerful; genial: a sunny smile.

sun′ni·ly adv.
sun′ni·ness n.

sunny

(ˈsʌnɪ)
adj, -nier or -niest
1. full of or exposed to sunlight
2. radiating good humour
3. of or resembling the sun
ˈsunnily adv
ˈsunniness n

sun•ny

(ˈsʌn i)

adj. -ni•er, -ni•est.
1. abounding in sunshine.
2. exposed to, lighted, or warmed by the direct rays of the sun: a sunny room.
3. cheery, cheerful, or joyous: a sunny disposition.
4. of or resembling the sun.
[1250–1300]
sun′ni•ly, adv.
sun′ni•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sunny - bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile"
cheerful - being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

sunny

adjective
1. bright, clear, fine, brilliant, radiant, luminous, sunlit, summery, unclouded, sunshiny, without a cloud in the sky The weather was surprisingly warm and sunny.
bright wet, dull, gloomy, rainy, murky, dreary, shadowy, cloudy, overcast, wintry, sunless, dreich (Scot.)
2. cheerful, happy, cheery, smiling, beaming, pleasant, optimistic, buoyant, joyful, genial, chirpy (informal), blithe, light-hearted The staff wear big sunny smiles.
cheerful miserable, gloomy, morbid, unsmiling, doleful, down in the dumps (informal)

sunny

adjective
1. Free from clouds or mist, for example:
2. Being in or showing good spirits:
Translations
مُشْمِسمَرِح، سَعيد
slunečnýslunnýšťastný
solrigglad
aurinkoineniloinen
sunčanveseoradostan
glaîlegursólríkur
日当たりのよい
햇빛이 밝은
sončen
solig
มีแสงแดดมาก
nắng

sunny

[ˈsʌnɪ] ADJ (sunnier (compar) (sunniest (superl)))
1. (= bright) [weather, climate, morning, place] → soleado
it was a sunny spring morningera una soleada mañana de primavera
on sunny dayslos días soleados or en que hace sol
it's a lovely sunny dayhace un día de sol precioso
the sunniest place in Alaskael lugar de Alaska donde hace más solel lugar más soleado de Alaska
sunny intervals (Met) → intervalos mpl soleados
it's sunnyhace sol
the outlook is sunnyel pronóstico es soleado
I'd like my egg sunny side up (Culin) → quiero que mi huevo esté frito sólo por un lado
2. (= cheery) [person] → risueño, alegre; [smile, disposition] → alegre
to have a sunny disposition or temperamentser de temperamento alegre

sunny

[ˈsʌni] adj
[afternoon, weather] → ensoleillé(e)
a sunny day → une journée ensoleillée
a sunny morning → une matinée ensoleillée
it's sunny → il fait soleil
[position, garden, place, room] → ensoleillé(e)
(= cheery) [disposition] → enjoué(e); [smile] → radieux/euse
He had a sunny disposition → Il avait un tempérament enjoué.sun oil nhuile f solaire

sunny

adj (+er) place, room, day etcsonnig; (fig) smile, disposition also, answer, faceheiter; personfröhlich; sunny intervals (Met) → Aufheiterungen pl; on the sunny side of the houseauf der Sonnenseite (des Hauses); sunny-side up (egg) → nur auf einer Seite gebraten; the outlook is sunny (Met) → die Wetteraussichten sind gut; (fig)die Aussichten sind rosig; to look on the sunny side (of things)die Dinge von der angenehmen Seite nehmen; to be on the sunny side of fortynoch nicht vierzig sein, unter vierzig sein

sunny

[ˈsʌnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl)))
a. (place, room) → assolato/a, soleggiato/a; (day) → di sole
it is sunny → c'è il sole
the outlook is sunny (Met) → si prevede il sole
b. (fig) (person, disposition) → allegro/a; (smile) → radioso/a

sun

(san) noun
1. the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth. The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth.
2. any of the fixed stars. Do other suns have planets revolving round them?
3. light and heat from the sun; sunshine. We sat in the sun; In Britain they don't get enough sun; The sun has faded the curtains.
verbpast tense, past participle sunned
to expose (oneself) to the sun's rays. He's sunning himself in the garden.
ˈsunless adjective
without sun, or lacking sunlight. a sunless room.
ˈsunny adjective
1. filled with sunshine. sunny weather.
2. cheerful and happy. The child has a sunny nature.
ˈsunniness noun
ˈsunbathe verb
to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan.
ˈsunbeam noun
a ray of the sun.
ˈsunburn noun
the brown or red colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun's rays.
ˈsunburned, ˈsunburnt adjective
sunburnt faces.
ˈsundial noun
a device, usually in a garden, for telling time from the shadow of a rod or plate on its surface cast by the sun.
ˈsundown noun
(especially American) sunset.
ˈsunflower noun
a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil.
ˈsunglasses noun plural
glasses of dark-coloured glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight.
ˈsunlight noun
the light of the sun. The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight.
ˈsunlit adjective
lighted up by the sun. a sunlit room.
ˈsunrise noun
the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this.
ˈsunset noun
the setting of the sun, or the time of this. the red glow of the sunset.
ˈsunshade noun
a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol.
ˈsunshine noun
1. the light of the sun. The children were playing in the sunshine.
2. cheerfulness or happiness.
ˈsunstroke noun
a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long.
ˈsuntan noun
a brown colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun. I'm trying to get a suntan.
catch the sun
to become sunburnt.
under the sun
in the whole world. I'm sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.

sunny

مُشْمِس slunečný solrig sonnig ηλιόλουστος soleado aurinkoinen ensoleillé sunčan soleggiato 日当たりのよい 햇빛이 밝은 zonnig solfylt słoneczny ensolarado солнечный solig มีแสงแดดมาก güneşli nắng 阳光明媚的
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