Meaning of “sunburned” in the English Dictionary


"sunburned" in English

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also sunburnt uk /ˈsʌn.bɜːnd/ us /ˈsʌn.bɝːnd/

Sunburned skin has become red and sore by being in the strong heat of the sun for too long, or is very suntanned:

When you go out in the hot sun, you should always put sunscreen on your skin to avoid getting sunburned.
Fishermen with sunburned faces sat on the beach mending their nets.

(Definition of “sunburned” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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