how to pronounce sunshine

/ˈsʌnˌʃaɪn/

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sunshine is pronounced in two syllables

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sʌnʃaɪn

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An example use of sunshine in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… does it does the sunshine add mass to …”

meanings of sunshine

noun:

  1. Geniality or cheerfulness.
  2. Used to address someone who has just woken up and/or is very sleepy.
  3. Ironic form of address used to an inferior or troublemaker.
  4. The direct rays, light or warmth of the sun.
  5. A location on which the sun's rays fall.
  6. The effect which the sun has when it lights and warms some place.
  7. A source of cheerfulness or joy.
  8. Friendly form of address often reserved for juniors.

adjective:

  1. Open to and permitting public access, especially with regard to activities that were previously closed-door or back-room meetings.

name:

  1. A surname​.

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