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English definition of “sunburned”

sunburned

adjective uk ( also sunburnt)   /ˈsʌn.bɜːnd/ us    /-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 cream 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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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