Definition of Sunny

1. Adjective. Bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer. "A sunny smile"

Exact synonyms: Cheery, Gay
Similar to: Cheerful
Derivative terms: Cheer, Sunniness



Definition of Sunny

1. a. Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from, or resembling the sun; hence, shining; bright; brilliant; radiant.

2. n. See Sunfish (b).

Definition of Sunny

1. Adjective. Of weather or a day, featuring a lot of sunshine. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a place, receiving a lot of sunshine. ¹

3. Adjective. (figuratively) Of a person or their mood, cheerful. ¹

4. Adverb. (US regional) sunny side up ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunny

1. filled with sunlight [adj -NIER, -NIEST] : SUNNILY [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunny

sunnahs
sunnas
sunne
sunned
sunnier
sunnies
sunniest
sunnily
sunniness
sunninesses
sunning
sunnish
sunns
sunnud
sunnuds
sunny (current term)
sunny-side up
sunny side up
sunperch
sunphotometer
sunphotometers
sunphotometric
sunphotometry
sunporch
sunporches
sunproof
sunray
sunray lamp
sunray pleat
sunrays

Literary usage of Sunny

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"March—The first three days were sunny with easterly winds, ... On the lath snow showers occurred in East Anglia and good sunny periods In the south and ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"S. Sae flaxen t Blooming in the sunny ray ; . . . . S. Sensibility t The hoary morns precede the sunny days, The Brig o/ Ayr. Tho' rich is the breeze in ..."

3. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"sunny. Are you mad, my love? DORA. Do you want me to stop here and bid for ... sunny. I will ! I will ! But for Heaven's sake go—here comes the crowd. ..."

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