/ˈsʌnbɒnət/ (say 'sunbonuht)

a large bonnet of cotton or other light material shading the face and projecting down over the neck, formerly worn by women and small children.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Sunbonnet — Sun bon net, n. A bonnet, generally made of some thin or light fabric, projecting beyond the face, and commonly having a cape, worn by women as a protection against the sun. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sunbonnet — [sun′bän΄it] n. a bonnet with a large brim and back flap for shading the face and neck from the sun, worn, esp. formerly, by women and girls …   English World dictionary

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sunbonnet — sunbonneted, adj. /sun bon it/, n. a bonnet with a large brim shading the face and sometimes a piece projecting over the neck, worn by women and children. [1815 25; SUN + BONNET] * * * …   Universalium

  • sunbonnet — noun A hat (bonnet) worn for protection from bright sunlight …   Wiktionary

  • sunbonnet — n. hat with a large brim and a flap at the back for shading neck (worn by women and children) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sunbonnet — noun (C) a hat worn in the past by women as protection from the sun …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sunbonnet — sun•bon•net [[t]ˈsʌnˌbɒn ɪt[/t]] n. clo a woman s bonnet with a large brim and sometimes a flounce at the back to protect the neck • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • sunbonnet —   Pāpale o oma …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • sunbonnet — noun a large bonnet that shades the face; worn by girls and women • Hypernyms: ↑bonnet, ↑poke bonnet, ↑sunhat, ↑sun hat …   Useful english dictionary

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