See also: Sunny
- (of weather or a day) Featuring a lot of sunshine.
- Whilst it may be sunny today, the weather forecast is predicting rain.
- (of a place) Receiving a lot of sunshine.
- the sunny side of a hill
- I would describe Spain as sunny, but it's nothing in comparison to the Sahara.
- (figuratively) Cheerful.
- a person with a sunny disposition
- c. 1590, William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors Act I scene 1
- My decayed fair / A sunny look of his would soon repair.
- 1841, Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge
- A gleam of sun shining through the unsashed window, and chequering the dark workshop with a broad patch of light, fell full upon him, as though attracted by his sunny heart.
- 1849, The Literary Garland (page 244)
- Unloved, and uncaressed, her childhood unbrightened by the sunny mirth of that age, her girlhood a gloomy period of austere seclusion […]
- Of or relating to the sun; proceeding from, or resembling the sun; shiny; radiant.
- 1591, Ed[mund] Sp[enser], “Visons”, in Complaints. Containing Sundrie Small Poemes of the Worlds Vanitie. […], London: […] VVilliam Ponsonbie, […], OCLC 15537294:
- sunny beams
- c. 1596–1598, William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene i]:
- the four winds blow in from every coast
Renownèd suitors, and her sunny locks
Hang on her temples like a golden fleece
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sunny (not comparable)
sunny (plural sunnies)
- A sunfish.