from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bright with the rays of the sun; having the sky unclouded in the daytime: as, sunshiny weather.
  • Bright like the sun.
  • Bright; cheerful; cheery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Bright with the rays of the sun; clear, warm, or pleasant.
  • adjective Bright like the sun; resplendent.
  • adjective Beaming with good spirits; cheerful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Sunny, full of sunshine.
  • adjective Bright, as though with sunshine; shining.
  • adjective Cheerful, happy.


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