Definition of 'sunburn'

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Example sentences containing 'sunburn'

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We have been six days without rain and my sunburn is getting worse. The Sun (2007)The current hazard is the risk of sunburn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Everyone knows that sunburn increases your risk of skin cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the summer weather brings more than just the risk of sunburn. The Sun (2015)His ankles and face looked puffy and swollen but there was no sign of sunburn or skin blistering. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He suffered sunburn while topping up his tan before filming in the Bahamas. The Sun (2006)MORE than half of us suffer sunburn while abroad. The Sun (2011)YOU don't need to go abroad to get a sunburn! The Sun (2012)Against that, though, must be weighed the risk of sunburn and skin cancer from longer exposure to sunshine on unprotected skin. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This means that there is an increased risk of sunburn without the use of SPF cream, and tanning is much harder. The Sun (2015)

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Translations for 'sunburn'

British English: sunburn /ˈsʌnˌbɜːn/ NOUN
If someone has sunburn, their skin is sore because they have spent too much time in the sun.
Sunburn can damage your skin.
  • American English: sunburn
  • Arabic: سَفْعَةُ شَمْس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: queimadura de sol
  • Chinese: 晒斑
  • Croatian: opekline od sunca
  • Czech: spálení sluncem
  • Danish: solskoldning
  • Dutch: zonnebrand
  • European Spanish: quemadura del sol
  • Finnish: auringossa palanut ihonkohta
  • French: coup de soleil
  • German: Sonnenbrand
  • Greek: έγκαυμα από τον ήλιο
  • Italian: scottatura
  • Japanese: 日焼け
  • Korean: 볕에 타기
  • Norwegian: solforbrenning
  • Polish: oparzenie słoneczne
  • European Portuguese: queimadura de sol
  • Romanian: arsură de soare
  • Russian: солнечный ожог
  • Latin American Spanish: quemadura del sol
  • Swedish: solbränna
  • Thai: ผิวเกรียมจากการถูกแดดมากเกินไป
  • Turkish: güneş yanığı
  • Ukrainian: сонячний опік
  • Vietnamese: sự cháy nắng


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