Definition of 'sunlit'
Example sentences containing 'sunlit'
But have you gained the sunlit uplands of the middle class?Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Those basking on the sunlit uplands of the chattering classes were born there or have passed through this barrier.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
A table is set but the sunlit room is otherwise empty.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
No government could survive the return of shortages and rationing when the sunlit uplands of a consumer society had been attained only five years before.THE GUARDSMEN (2004)
All our injuries are subtly different, but we share a desire to claw our way towards the sunlit uplands.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It may be our nostalgia for the sunlit uplands of our youth; it may be the chilling pleasure we take in bad news.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012) A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Retirement is not a stroll across a sunlit upland filled with sport, sightseeing and self-improvement.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Sometimes it gets a bit gooey what with'the sunlit uplands' but more often than not nowadays it works.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There was a semblance of swing on an overcast morning and spin on a sunlit afternoon, but the conditions were no excuse for a limp batting performance.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Ministers may be wary of depicting sunlit uplands when there is the inevitability of blood, toil, tears and sweat to come in the meantime.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Definition of sunlit from the Collins English Dictionary
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