American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Baked, dried, or hardened by exposure to sunlight: sunbaked bricks; the sunbaked salt flats.
- adj. dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
- adj. baked or hardened by exposure to sunlight; not burned
“This guy is denser than sunbaked mud: "She may not know or understand the progress we've made in this state," Perry said at a news conference Tuesday in Austin, Texas.”
“Choidrin says his visit would be like water, which is needed by parched, sunbaked soil.”
“In a match featuring short points and few rallies, Federer conjured up a few great returns to break the 6-foot-10 (2.08 m) Croatian twice and secure a 6-3, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory on another sunbaked day at the All England Club.”
“Here the ground was sunbaked and wide open in a multitude of cracks.”
“He hit the sunbaked earth hard enough to have the wind knocked out of him, but not hard enough to injure himself or—perhaps more importantly—dislodge the credit-laden pack strapped onto his back, and came up with his AGR-14 in his hands.”
“Dante burned against her, his hard, lean body hot as sunbaked desert sand.”
“He rolled his window down, smelling the wet of the river on the right and the dry of the sunbaked grass and dirt on the left.”
“If they could all afford to come, not a single person would remain in Somalia," said Allawi, 37, seated with her children on the reddish, sunbaked earth a day after they arrived.”
“The funeral took place on a sunbaked hillside outside Kayseri.”
“In the clear Peruvian mountain air, the view from the sunbaked summit of Cerro Baúl stretches 50 miles or more.”
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