Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A darkened coloring of the skin resulting from exposure to the sun.

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

  • noun In humans a brown or darkened coloration of the skin caused by exposure to ultraviolet light.
  • verb To obtain a suntan by exposure to ultraviolet light.
  • verb To attempt to obtain a suntan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb get a tan from being exposed to the sun
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

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Examples

  • If you use those skin tanning products, what I refer to as a suntan in a bottle, I would recommend this product to you.

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  • If you use those skin tanning products, what I refer to as a suntan in a bottle, I would recommend this product to you.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • If you use those skin tanning products, what I refer to as a suntan in a bottle, I would recommend this product to you.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • If you use those skin tanning products, what I refer to as a suntan in a bottle, I would recommend this product to you.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • If you use those skin tanning products, what I refer to as a suntan in a bottle, I would recommend this product to you.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • Toward the end of the dinner, she excused herself to go soak in suntan lotions and to lie down and read.

    Bienvenidos a San Blas, a short story

  • Toward the end of the dinner, she excused herself to go soak in suntan lotions and to lie down and read.

    Bienvenidos a San Blas, a short story

  • -- Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi accidentally says Obama has "suntan" -- Obama's relatives in Kenya celebrate his win -- Liberal celebrities angry at California's passage of Proposition 8 marriage bill -- White House pet Barney Bush bites a reporter!

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  • -- Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi accidentally says Obama has "suntan" -- Obama's relatives in Kenya celebrate his win -- Liberal celebrities angry at California's passage of Proposition 8 marriage bill -- White House pet Barney Bush bites a reporter!

    Dakota Voice

  • When it's a sign of leisure to lie in the sun all day while others work in an office, then a suntan is a must-have.

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