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sunburn

sun·burn

sunburn

 
pronunciation:
suhn buhrn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: uncomfortable or painful reddening of the skin caused by overexposure to the sun.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: sunburned, sunburning, sunburns, sunburnt
definition: to get or cause to get a sunburn.
similar words:
burn
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