sunburn

/ˈsʌnbɜn / (say 'sunbern)

noun
1. superficial inflammation of the skin, caused by excessive or too sudden exposure to the sun's rays.
verb (sunburnt or sunburned, sunburning)
verb (t)
2. to affect with sunburn.
verb (i)
3. to become affected with sunburn.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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