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suffocatingly
adverb see suffocating
suffocation
noun see suffocate
suffocative
adjective see suffocate
Suffolk
I. noun Etymology: Suffolk, England Date: 1831 1. any of a breed of chestnut-colored draft horses of English origin — called also Suffolk punch 2. any of a breed of large ...
Suffolk Broads
geographical name — see Broads
Suffolk punch
noun see Suffolk I
suffragan
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin suffraganeus, from suffragium support, prayer Date: 14th century 1. a diocesan bishop (as in the ...
suffrage
noun Etymology: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin suffragium, from Latin, vote, political support, from suffragari to support with one's ...
suffragette
noun Date: 1906 a woman who advocates suffrage for women
suffragist
noun Date: 1822 one who advocates extension of suffrage especially to women
suffuse
transitive verb (suffused; suffusing) Etymology: Latin suffusus, past participle of suffundere, literally, to pour beneath, from sub- + fundere to pour — more at found Date: ...
suffusion
noun see suffuse
suffusive
adjective see suffuse
Sufi
noun Etymology: Arabic ṣūfī, perhaps from ṣūf wool Date: 1653 a Muslim mystic • Sufi adjective • Sufic adjective • Sufism noun
Sufic
adjective see Sufi
Sufism
noun see Sufi
sugar
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sugre, sucre, from Anglo-French sucre, from Medieval Latin zuccarum, from Old Italian zucchero, from Arabic sukkar, from Persian shakar, ...
sugar apple
noun Date: 1738 a tropical American tree (Annona squamosa) of the custard-apple family; also its edible sweet pulpy fruit with thick green scaly rind and shining black seeds
sugar beet
noun Date: 1817 a white-rooted beet grown for the sugar in its roots
sugar bush
noun Date: 1823 a woods in which sugar maples predominate
sugar daddy
noun Date: 1926 1. a well-to-do usually older man who supports or spends lavishly on a mistress or girlfriend 2. a generous benefactor of a cause or undertaking
Sugar Land
geographical name city SE Texas SW of Houston population 63,328
sugar maple
noun Date: 1731 1. a maple (Acer saccharum) of eastern North America with 3- to 5-lobed leaves, hard close-grained wood much used for cabinetwork, and sap that is the chief ...
sugar off
intransitive verb Date: 1836 1. to complete the process of boiling down the syrup in making maple sugar until it is thick enough to crystallize 2. to approach or reach the ...
sugar orchard
noun Date: 1833 chiefly New England sugar bush
sugar pea
noun Date: 1707 snow pea
sugar pill
noun Date: 1852 a pharmacologically inert pill ; placebo
sugar pine
noun Date: 1846 a very tall pine (Pinus lambertiana) found from Oregon to Baja California and having needles in clusters of five, cones up to 18 inches (46 cm) long, and soft ...
sugar snap pea
noun Date: 1979 snap pea
sugar-loaf
adjective see sugarloaf
sugarberry
noun Date: circa 1818 any of several hackberries (especially Celtis laevigata and C. occidentalis) with sweet edible fruits
sugarcane
noun Date: 15th century a stout tall perennial grass (Saccharum officinarum) native to tropical southeast Asia that has a large terminal panicle and is widely grown in warm ...
sugarcoat
transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from sugarcoated Date: 1858 1. to coat with sugar 2. to make superficially attractive or palatable
sugarhouse
noun Date: 1600 a building where sugar is made or refined; specifically one where maple sap is boiled and maple syrup and maple sugar are made
sugaring off
noun Date: 1836 1. the act or process of converting maple syrup into sugar 2. a party held at the time of sugaring off
sugarless
adjective see sugar I
sugarloaf
noun Date: 15th century 1. refined sugar molded into a cone 2. a hill or mountain shaped like a sugarloaf • sugar-loaf adjective
Sugarloaf Mountain
geographical name — see pão de acucar
sugarplum
noun Date: 1627 a small candy in the shape of a ball or disk ; sweetmeat
sugary
adjective Date: 1591 1. a. exaggeratedly sweet ; honeyed b. cloyingly sweet ; sentimental 2. containing, resembling, or tasting of sugar
suggest
transitive verb Etymology: Latin suggestus, past participle of suggerere to pile up, furnish, suggest, from sub- + gerere to carry Date: 1526 1. a. obsolete to seek to ...
suggester
noun see suggest
suggestibility
noun see suggestible
suggestible
adjective Date: 1890 easily influenced by suggestion • suggestibility noun
suggestion
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act or process of suggesting b. something suggested 2. a. the process by which a physical or mental state is influenced by a ...
suggestive
adjective Date: 1631 1. a. giving a suggestion ; indicative b. full of suggestions ; stimulating thought c. stirring mental associations ; evocative 2. ...
suggestively
adverb see suggestive
suggestiveness
noun see suggestive
Sugiyama
biographical name Hajime 1880-1945 Japanese field marshal
Suharto
biographical name 1921- president of Indonesia (1967-98)
sui generis
adjective Etymology: Latin, of its own kind Date: 1754 constituting a class alone ; unique, peculiar
sui juris
adjective Etymology: Latin, of one's own right Date: 1675 having full legal rights or capacity
suicidal
adjective Date: 1777 1. a. dangerous especially to life b. destructive to one's own interests 2. relating to or of the nature of suicide 3. marked by an impulse to ...
suicidally
adverb see suicidal
suicide
I. noun Etymology: Latin sui (genitive) of oneself + English -cide; akin to Old English & Old High German sīn his, Latin suus one's own, sed, se without, Sanskrit sva oneself, ...
suicide squeeze
noun Date: 1955 a squeeze play in which the runner runs all out at the pitch without knowing whether the batter will contact the ball
suint
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from suer to sweat, from Latin sudare — more at sweat Date: 1791 dried perspiration of sheep deposited in the wool and rich in ...
Suisse
geographical name — see Switzerland
Suisun Bay
geographical name the E extension of San Pablo Bay central California
Suisun City
geographical name city central California SW of Sacramento population 26,118
suit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sute, seute pursuit, retinue, set, legal action, from Anglo-French siute, suite, from Vulgar Latin *sequita, from feminine of *sequitus, past ...
Suita
geographical name city Japan on Honshu population 345,187
suitability
noun see suitable
suitable
adjective Date: 1581 1. obsolete similar, matching 2. a. adapted to a use or purpose b. satisfying propriety ; proper c. able, qualified Synonyms: see fit ...
suitableness
noun see suitable
suitably
adverb see suitable
suitcase
noun Date: 1897 portable case designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles
suite
noun Etymology: French, from Old French siute, suite — more at suit Date: 1673 1. retinue; especially the personal staff accompanying a ruler, diplomat, or dignitary on ...
suited
adjective see suit I
suiter
noun Date: 1952 a suitcase for holding a specified number of suits — usually used in combination
suiting
noun Date: 1883 1. fabric for suits 2. a suit of clothes
suitor
noun Etymology: Middle English sutour, suytour, follower, petitioner, from Anglo-French siuter, suytour, from Latin secutor follower, from sequi to follow — more at sue Date: ...
Sukarnapura
geographical name — see Jayapura
Sukarno
biographical name 1901-1970 president of Indonesia (1945-67)
Sukarnoputri
biographical name Megawati 1947- president of Indonesia (2001- )
Sukhumi
geographical name city & port NW Georgia capital of Abkhazia on Black Sea population 120,000
sukiyaki
noun Etymology: Japanese, from suki- slice + yaki broil Date: 1919 a dish consisting of thin slices of meat, tofu, and vegetables cooked in soy sauce and sugar
sukkah
noun Etymology: Hebrew sukkāh Date: 1875 a booth or shelter with a roof of branches and leaves that is used especially for meals during the Sukkoth
Sukkot
noun see Sukkoth
Sukkoth
or Sukkot noun Etymology: Hebrew sukkōth, plural of sukkāh Date: circa 1868 a Jewish harvest festival beginning on the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the temporary ...
Sukkur
geographical name city Pakistan in N Sind on the Indus population 193,000
Sulawesi
or Celebes geographical name island Indonesia E of Borneo capital Ujung Pandang area 72,775 square miles (188,487 square kilometers), population 12,520,711
sulcate
adjective Etymology: Latin sulcatus, past participle of sulcare to furrow, from sulcus Date: 1760 scored with usually longitudinal furrows
sulcus
noun (plural sulci) Etymology: Latin; akin to Old English sulh plow, Greek holkos furrow, helkein to pull Date: 1662 furrow, groove; especially a shallow furrow on the ...
Suleiman I
biographical name see Süleyman
Süleyman
or Soliman or Suleiman I biographical name 1494(or 1495)-1566 the Magnificent Ottoman sultan (1520-66)
sulf-
or sulfo- combining form Etymology: French sulf-, sulfo-, from Latin sulfur sulfur ; containing sulfur
sulfa
adjective Etymology: short for sulfanilamide Date: 1940 1. related chemically to sulfanilamide 2. of, relating to, or containing sulfa drugs
sulfa drug
noun Date: 1940 any of various synthetic organic bacteria-inhibiting drugs that are sulfonamides derived especially from sulfanilamide
sulfadiazine
noun Etymology: sulfa + diazine (C4H4N2) Date: 1940 a sulfa drug C10H10N4O2S used especially in the treatment of toxoplasmosis
sulfamethoxazole
noun Etymology: sulfa + methyl + oxazole, a compound C3H3NO (from International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + azole) Date: 1960 an antibacterial sulfonamide C10H11N3O3S used ...
sulfanilamide
noun Etymology: sulfanilic acid (C6H7NO3S, from International Scientific Vocabulary sulf- + aniline + -ic) + amide Date: 1937 a crystalline sulfonamide C6H8N2O2S that is the ...
sulfatase
noun Etymology: 1sulfate Date: 1924 any of various esterases that accelerate the hydrolysis of sulfuric esters and that are found in animal tissues and in microorganisms (as ...
sulfate
I. noun Etymology: French, from Latin sulfur Date: 1788 1. a salt or ester of sulfuric acid 2. a divalent group or anion SO4 characteristic of sulfuric acid and the ...
sulfhydryl
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1901 thiol 2 — used chiefly in molecular biology
sulfide
noun Date: 1836 1. any of various organic compounds characterized by a sulfur atom attached to two carbon atoms 2. a binary compound (as CuS) of sulfur usually with a more ...
sulfinpyrazone
noun Etymology: sulfinic acid (RSO2H) + pyr- + azole + -one Date: 1958 a uricosuric drug C23H20N2O3S used in long-term treatment of chronic gout
sulfite
noun Etymology: French sulfite, alteration of sulfate Date: 1788 a salt or ester of sulfurous acid • sulfitic adjective
sulfitic
adjective see sulfite
sulfo-
combining form see sulf-
sulfonamide
noun Etymology: sulfonic + amide Date: 1881 any of various amides (as sulfanilamide) of a sulfonic acid; also sulfa drug
sulfonate
I. noun Date: 1876 a salt or ester of a sulfonic acid II. transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1882 to introduce the SO3H group into; broadly to treat (an organic ...
sulfonation
noun see sulfonate II
sulfone
noun Date: 1872 any of various compounds containing the sulfonyl group with its sulfur atom having two bonds with carbon
sulfonic
adjective Date: 1873 of, relating to, being, or derived from the monovalent acid group SO3H
sulfonic acid
noun Date: 1873 any of numerous acids that contain the SO3H group and may be derived from sulfuric acid by replacement of a hydroxyl group by either an inorganic anion or a ...
sulfonium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from sulf- + -onium Date: 1885 a monovalent group or cation SH3 or derivative SR3
sulfonyl
noun Date: 1920 the divalent group SO2
sulfonylurea
noun Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary sulfonyl + New Latin urea Date: 1956 any of several hypoglycemic compounds related to the sulfonamides and ...
sulforaphane
noun Etymology: sulforaphen, a chemically similar substance (from sulfo- + -raphen, perhaps alteration of raphanin, an alternate name, from New Latin Raphanus, a cruciferous ...
sulfoxide
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1894 any of a class of organic compounds characterized by an SO group with its sulfur atom having two bonds ...
sulfur
also sulphur noun Etymology: Middle English sulphur brimstone, from Latin sulpur, sulphur, sulfur Date: 14th century a nonmetallic element that occurs either free or ...
sulfur bacterium
noun Date: 1891 any of various bacteria (especially genus Thiobacillus) capable of metabolizing sulfur compounds
sulfur dioxide
noun Date: 1869 a heavy pungent toxic gas SO2 that is easily condensed to a colorless liquid, is used especially in making sulfuric acid, in bleaching, as a preservative, and ...
sulfuric
adjective Date: 1788 of, relating to, or containing sulfur especially with a higher valence than sulfurous compounds
sulfuric acid
or sulphuric acid noun Date: 1788 a heavy corrosive oily dibasic strong acid H2SO4 that is colorless when pure and is a vigorous oxidizing and dehydrating agent Usage: see ...
sulfurize
transitive verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1794 to treat with sulfur or a sulfur compound
sulfurous
also sulphurous adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or containing sulfur especially with a lower valence than sulfuric compounds b. resembling or ...
sulfurous acid
noun Date: 1790 a weak unstable dibasic acid H2SO3 known in solution and through its salts and used as a reducing and bleaching agent
sulfurously
adverb see sulfurous
sulfurousness
noun see sulfurous
sulfury
adjective see sulfur
sulfuryl
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1867 sulfonyl — used especially in names of inorganic compounds
Sulgrave
geographical name village England in S Northamptonshire
sulk
I. intransitive verb Etymology: back-formation from sulky Date: 1781 to be moodily silent II. noun Date: 1804 1. the state of one sulking — often used in plural 2. a ...
sulkily
adverb see sulky I
sulkiness
noun see sulky I
sulky
I. adjective (sulkier; -est) Etymology: probably alteration of obsolete sulke sluggish Date: 1744 1. a. sulking or given to spells of sulking b. relating to or ...
Sulla
biographical name 138-78 B.C. Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix Roman general & politician
sullage
noun Etymology: probably from Anglo-French *sollage, *suillage, from suiller, soiller to soil — more at soil Date: 1553 refuse, sewage
sullen
adjective Etymology: Middle English solein solitary, from Anglo-French sulein, solain, perhaps from sol, soul single, sole + -ain after Old French soltain solitary, private, ...
sullenly
adverb see sullen
sullenness
noun see sullen
Sullivan
I. biographical name Sir Arthur Seymour 1842-1900 English composer II. biographical name John 1740-1795 American general in Revolution III. biographical name John ...
Sully
I. biographical name Duc de 1560-1641 Maximilien de Béthune Baron de Rosny French statesman II. biographical name Thomas 1783-1872 American (English-born) painter
sully
I. transitive verb (sullied; sullying) Etymology: Middle English *sullien, probably alteration (influenced by Anglo-French suillier, soiller to soil) of sulen to soil, from Old ...
Sully Prudhomme
biographical name 1839-1907 pseudonym of René-François-Armand Prudhomme French poet & critic
sulph-
or sulpho- chiefly British variant of sulf-
sulphate
chiefly British variant of sulfate
sulphide
chiefly British variant of sulfide
sulpho-
see sulph-
sulphur
I. noun see sulfur II. noun see sulphur butterfly
sulphur butterfly
noun Date: 1879 any of numerous butterflies (especially Colias and related genera of the family Pieridae) having the wings usually yellow or orange with a black border — ...
sulphur yellow
noun Date: 1814 a brilliant greenish yellow
sulphureous
adjective Date: circa 1552 sulfurous
sulphuric acid
noun see sulfuric acid
sulphurise
British variant of sulfurize
sulphurous
adjective see sulfurous
sulphury
adjective see sulfur
Sulpician
noun Etymology: French sulpicien, from Compagnie de Saint-Sulpice Society of Saint Sulpice Date: 1786 a member of the Society of Priests of St. Sulpice founded by Jean ...
Sulston
biographical name Sir John Edward 1942- British geneticist
sultan
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Arabic sulṭān Date: 1555 a king or sovereign especially of a Muslim state • sultanic adjective
sultana
noun Etymology: Italian, feminine of sultano sultan, from Arabic sulṭān Date: 1585 1. a woman who is a member of a sultan's family; especially a sultan's wife 2. a. ...
sultanate
noun Date: 1822 1. a state or country governed by a sultan 2. the office, dignity, or power of a sultan
sultaness
noun Date: 1611 sultana 1
sultanic
adjective see sultan
sultrily
adverb see sultry
sultriness
noun see sultry
sultry
adjective (sultrier; -est) Etymology: obsolete English sulter to swelter, alteration of English swelter Date: 1594 1. a. very hot and humid ; sweltering b. burning ...
Sulu Archipelago
geographical name archipelago SW Philippines SW of Mindanao
Sulu Sea
geographical name sea W Philippines N of Celebes Sea
sum
I. noun Etymology: Middle English summe, from Anglo-French sume, somme, from Latin summa, from feminine of summus highest; akin to Latin super over — more at over Date: 14th ...
sum total
noun Date: 14th century 1. a total arrived at through the counting of sums 2. total result ; totality
sum up
verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to be the sum of ; bring to a total 2. a. to present or show succinctly ; summarize b. to assess and then describe ...
sum-up
noun Date: 1894 summary
sumac
also sumach noun Etymology: Middle English sumac, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Arabic summāq Date: 14th century 1. a material used in tanning and dyeing that consists ...
sumach
noun see sumac
Sumatra
geographical name island W Indonesia S of Malay Peninsula area 182,542 square miles (472,784 square kilometers) • Sumatran adjective or noun
Sumatran
adjective or noun see Sumatra
sumatriptan
noun Etymology: perhaps from suma- (by shortening & alteration from sulfonamide) + -triptan (by shortening & alteration from tryptamine) Date: 1989 a triptan C14H21N3O2S ...
Sumba
geographical name island Indonesia in the Lesser Sundas area 4306 square miles (11,196 square kilometers), population 251,126
Sumbawa
geographical name island Indonesia in the Lesser Sundas area 5693 square miles (14,745 square kilometers), population 195,554
Sumer
geographical name the S division of ancient Babylonia — see Akkad, Shinar
Sumerian
noun Date: 1878 1. a native of Sumer 2. the language of the Sumerians that has no known linguistic affinities • Sumerian adjective
Sumerologist
noun see Sumerology
Sumerology
noun Date: 1897 the study of Sumerian culture, language, and history • Sumerologist noun
Sumgait
or Sumqayit geographical name city & port Azerbaijan on the Caspian NW of Baku population 236,200
summa
noun (plural summae) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, sum Date: 1725 1. a comprehensive treatise; especially one by a scholastic philosopher 2. a synthesis or ...
summa cum laude
adverb or adjective Etymology: Latin, with highest praise Date: 1882 with highest distinction — compare cum laude, magna cum laude
summability
noun see sum I
summable
adjective see sum I
summand
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin summandus, gerund of summare to sum, from summa Date: 1846 a term in a summation ; addend
summarily
adverb see summary I
summarise
British variant of summarize
summarizable
adjective see summarize
summarization
noun Date: 1865 1. the act of summarizing 2. summary
summarize
verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1871 transitive verb to tell in or reduce to a summary intransitive verb to make a summary • summarizable adjective • summarizer ...
summarizer
noun see summarize
summary
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin summarius, from Latin summa sum Date: 15th century 1. comprehensive; especially covering the main points ...
summary judgment
noun Date: 1798 judgment that may be granted upon a party's motion when the pleadings, discovery, and any affidavits show that there is no issue of material fact and that the ...
summary proceeding
noun Date: 1643 a civil or criminal proceeding conducted without formalities (as pleadings) for the speedy disposition of a matter
summate
verb (summated; summating) Etymology: back-formation from summation Date: 1900 transitive verb to add together ; sum up intransitive verb to form a sum or cumulative ...
summation
noun Date: 1760 1. the act or process of forming a sum ; addition 2. sum, total 3. cumulative action or effect; especially the process by which a sequence of stimuli that ...
summational
adjective see summation
summative
adjective Date: 1881 additive, cumulative
summer
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sumer, from Old English sumor; akin to Old High German & Old Norse sumer summer, Sanskrit samā year, season Date: before 12th century 1. ...
summer cypress
noun Date: 1767 a densely branched Eurasian herb (Kochia scoparia) of the goosefoot family grown for its foliage which turns red in autumn
summer flounder
noun Date: 1859 a greenish-brown white-spotted flounder (Paralichthys dentatus of the family Bothidae) that occurs along the Atlantic coast of the United States from Maine to ...
summer kitchen
noun Date: 1874 a small building or shed that is usually adjacent to a house and is used as a kitchen in warm weather
summer savory
noun Date: circa 1573 an aromatic annual European mint (Satureja hortensis) with leaves used for seasoning; also its leaves — compare winter savory
summer school
noun Date: 1860 a school or school session conducted in summer enabling students to accelerate progress toward a diploma or degree, to make up credits lost through absence or ...
summer squash
noun Date: 1815 any of various squashes that are cultivars of a variety (Cucurbita pepo var. melopepo) and are used as a vegetable while immature and before hardening of the ...
summer stock
noun Date: 1927 theatrical productions of stock companies presented during the summer
summer theater
noun Date: 1801 a theater that presents several different plays or musicals during the summer
summer time
noun Date: 1916 chiefly British daylight saving time
summerhouse
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a country house for summer residence 2. a covered structure in a garden or park designed to provide a shady resting place in summer
summerlike
adjective see summer I
summerlong
adjective Date: 1960 lasting through the summer
summers
adverb Date: 1907 during the summers
summersault
variant of somersault
summertime
noun Date: 14th century the summer season or a period like summer
Summerville
geographical name town SE South Carolina NW of Charleston population 27,752
summerwood
noun Date: 1896 the harder less porous portion of an annual ring of wood that develops late in the growing season — compare springwood
summery
adjective Date: 1824 of, resembling, or fit for summer
summing-up
noun (plural summings-up) Date: 1658 the act or statement of one who sums up
summit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English somete, from Anglo-French sumet, diminutive of sum top, from Latin summum, neuter of summus highest — more at sum Date: 15th century 1. ...
summiteer
noun Date: 1957 one who takes part in a summit
summitry
noun Date: 1958 the use of a summit conference for international negotiation
summon
transitive verb (summoned; summoning) Etymology: Middle English somnen, somonen, from Anglo-French somondre, from Vulgar Latin *summonere, alteration of Latin summonēre to ...
summonable
adjective see summon
summoner
noun see summon
summons
I. noun (plural summonses) Etymology: Middle English somouns, from Anglo-French somonse, from past participle of somondre Date: 13th century 1. the act of summoning; ...
summum bonum
noun Etymology: Latin Date: 1563 the supreme good from which all others are derived
Sumner
I. biographical name Charles 1811-1874 American statesman & orator II. biographical name James Batcheller 1887-1955 American biochemist III. biographical name William ...
sumo
noun Etymology: Japanese sumō Date: 1880 a Japanese form of wrestling in which a contestant loses if he is forced out of the ring or if any part of his body except the ...
sump
noun Etymology: Middle English sompe swamp — more at swamp Date: 1653 1. a pit or reservoir serving as a drain or receptacle for liquids: as a. cesspool b. a pit at ...
sump pump
noun Date: circa 1899 a pump (as in a basement) to remove accumulations of liquid (as water) from a sump pit
sumpter
noun Etymology: Middle English, short for sompter hors, from sompter driver of a packhorse, from Anglo-French sumeter, from Vulgar Latin *sagmatarius, from Late Latin sagmat-, ...
sumptuary
adjective Etymology: Latin sumptuarius, from sumptus expense, from sumere to take, spend — more at consume Date: 1600 1. relating to personal expenditures and especially to ...
sumptuous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin sumptuosus, from sumptus Date: 15th century extremely costly, rich, luxurious, or magnificent ; also magnificent 4 • ...
sumptuously
adverb see sumptuous
sumptuousness
noun see sumptuous
Sumqayit
geographical name see Sumgait
Sumter
geographical name city E central South Carolina E of Columbia population 39,643
Sun
abbreviation Sunday
sun
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sunne, from Old English; akin to Old High German sunna sun, Latin sol — more at solar Date: before 12th century 1. a. often capitalized ...
sun bear
noun Date: 1842 a small forest-dwelling bear (Ursus malayanus syn. Helarctos malayanus) of southeastern Asia that has short glossy black fur with a lighter muzzle and often an ...
sun dance
noun Usage: often capitalized S&D Date: 1849 a solo or group solstice rite of American Indians
sun disk
noun Date: 1877 an ancient Near Eastern symbol consisting of a disk with conventionalized wings emblematic of the sun god (as Ra in Egypt)
sun dog
noun Date: 1635 1. parhelion 2. a small nearly round halo on the parhelic circle most frequently just outside the halo of 22 degrees
sun god
noun Usage: often capitalized S&G Date: 1592 a god that represents or personifies the sun in various religions
sun goddess
noun Usage: often capitalized S&G Date: 1861 a goddess that represents or personifies the sun in various religions
sun parlor
noun see sunroom
sun protection factor
noun Date: 1978 a number assigned to a sunscreen that is the factor by which the time required for unprotected skin to become sunburned is increased when the sunscreen is ...
Sun Yat-sen
biographical name 1866-1925 originally Sun Wen or Sun Chung-shan Chinese statesman
sun-grebe
noun Date: 1860 any of a small family (Heliornithidae) of semiaquatic African, Asian, and American tropical birds that have lobed feet and are related to the rails
sunbaked
adjective Date: 1628 1. heated, parched, or compacted especially by excessive sunlight 2. baked by exposure to sunshine
sunbath
noun Date: 1866 an exposure to sunlight or a sunlamp
sunbathe
intransitive verb Etymology: back-formation from sunbather Date: 1941 to take a sunbath • sunbather noun
sunbather
noun see sunbathe
sunbeam
noun Date: before 12th century a ray of sunlight
Sunbelt
geographical name region S & SW United States
sunbird
noun Date: 1826 any of numerous small brilliantly colored oscine birds (family Nectariniidae) of the tropical Old World somewhat resembling hummingbirds
sunblock
noun Date: 1972 a preparation (as a lotion) applied to the skin to prevent sunburn (as by physically blocking out ultraviolet radiation); also its active ingredient (as ...
sunbonnet
noun Date: 1824 a woman's bonnet with a wide brim framing the face and usually having a ruffle at the back to protect the neck from the sun
sunbow
noun Date: 1816 an arch resembling a rainbow made by the sun shining through vapor or mist
sunburn
I. verb (sunburned or sunburnt; -burning) Etymology: back-formation from sunburned, from sun + burned Date: 1530 transitive verb to burn or discolor by the sun ...
sunburst
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1816 1. a flash of sunlight especially through a break in clouds 2. a. a jeweled brooch representing a sun surrounded by rays b. ...
sunchoke
noun Date: 1980 Jerusalem artichoke
Sunda Islands
geographical name islands Malay Archipelago comprising the Greater Sunda Islands (Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, & adjacent islands) & the Lesser Sunda Islands (extending E ...
Sunda Strait
geographical name strait between Java & Sumatra
sundae
noun Etymology: probably alteration of Sunday Date: 1897 ice cream served with topping (as crushed fruit, syrup, nuts, or whipped cream)
Sunday
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sunnandæg (akin to Old High German sunnūntag), from sunne sun + dæg day Date: before 12th century the first day of the ...
Sunday punch
noun Date: 1929 1. a powerful or devastating blow; especially a knockout punch 2. something capable of delivering a powerful or devastating blow to the opposition
Sunday school
noun Date: 1783 a school held on Sunday for religious education; also the teachers and pupils of such a school

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