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See also: Sunny
- (of weather or a day) Featuring a lot of sunshine.
- Whilst it may be sunny today, the weather forecast is predicting rain.
- (of a place) Receiving a lot of sunshine.
- the sunny side of a hill
- I would describe Spain as sunny, but it's nothing in comparison to the Sahara.
- (figurative) Cheerful.
- a person with a sunny disposition
- 1841 February–November, Charles Dickens, “Barnaby Rudge”, in Master Humphrey’s Clock, London: Chapman & Hall, […], →OCLC, (please specify the chapter number):
- A gleam of sun shining through the unsashed window, and chequering the dark workshop with a broad patch of light, fell full upon him, as though attracted by his sunny heart.
- 1849, The Literary Garland, page 244:
- Unloved, and uncaressed, her childhood unbrightened by the sunny mirth of that age, her girlhood a gloomy period of austere seclusion […]
- Of or relating to the sun; proceeding from, or resembling the sun; shiny; radiant.
- 1591, Ed[mund] Sp[enser], “Visions of the Worlds Vanitie”, in Complaints. Containing Sundrie Small Poemes of the Worlds Vanitie. […], London: […] William Ponsonbie, […], →OCLC:
- sunny beams
- c. 1596–1598 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act I, scene i]:
- the four winds blow in from every coast
Renownèd suitors, and her sunny locks
Hang on her temples like a golden fleece
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sunny (not comparable)
sunny (plural sunnies)
- A sunfish.