Meaning of “sunshade” in the English Dictionary

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"sunshade" in British English

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sunshadenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsʌn.ʃeɪd/ us /ˈsʌn.ʃeɪd/

an object similar to an umbrella that you carry to protect yourself from light from the sun

US also umbrella a larger folding frame of this type that you put into the ground to form an area that is sheltered from the light of the sun

US an awning

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