sunny


sunny
[[t]sʌ̱ni[/t]]
sunnier, sunniest
1) ADJ-GRADED When it is sunny, the sun is shining brightly.

The weather was surprisingly warm and sunny...

There is a chance of sunny spells in the West.

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2) ADJ-GRADED Sunny places are brightly lit by the sun.

Most roses like a sunny position in a fairly fertile soil.

...a sunny terrace.

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3) ADJ-GRADED Someone who has a sunny disposition is usually cheerful and happy.

He was a nice lad - bright and with a sunny disposition...

The staff wear big sunny smiles.

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4) PHRASE: usu v n PHR If a fried egg is served sunny side up, it is cooked on one side only, with the yellow part on top.

I want my eggs sunny side up.


English dictionary. 2008.

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