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1. sunny

adjective. ['ˈsʌni'] bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer.

Synonyms

  • gay
  • cheery

Antonyms

  • sad
  • uncheerfulness
  • unhappy

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sun (English)
  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sunny

  • tunny
  • tunney
  • sonny
  • runny
  • munni
  • money
  • lunny
  • lunney
  • honey
  • gunny
  • funny
  • bunny
  • bunnie
  • bunney

Example sentences of the word sunny


1. Noun, singular or mass
The watered pot placed in the sunny, warm area is much more likely to grow.

2. Adjective
Select a sunny area against a fence or behind your vegetable garden.

Quotes containing the word sunny


1. Iranian filmmakers are not passive. They fight whenever they can, as creative expression means a lot to them. The restrictions and censorship in Iran are a bit like the British weather: one day it's sunny, the next day it's raining. You just have to hope you walk out into the sunshine.
- Asghar Farhadi

2. With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, 'Studs, you're an optimist.' I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what's the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.
- Studs Terkel

3. A shady business never yields a sunny life.
- B. C. Forbes

2. sunny-side_up

adjective. (eggs) fried on only one side.

Antonyms

  • in the raw
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