inflammation of the skin resulting from prolonged exposure to the sun's rays or to a sunlamp
transitive verb-·burned· or -·burnt·, -·burn·ing
to get or cause to get a sunburn
Inflammation or blistering of the skin caused by overexposure to direct sunlight.
tr. & intr.v.sun·burned, or sun·burnt sun·burn·ing, sun·burns
To affect or be affected with sunburn.
(third-person singular simple present sunburns, present participle sunburning, simple past and past participle sunburned)
- (intransitive) To receive a sunburn.
- To burn or discolour by the sun; to tan.