Sunshine etymology


English word sunshine comes from Middle English (1100-1500) sunnesine

Etymology of sunshine

Detailed word origin of sunshine

Dictionary entry Language Definition
sunnesine Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
sunshine English (en) (UK) Friendly form of address often reserved for juniors.. (UK) Ironic form of address used to an inferior or troublemaker.. (humorous) Used to address someone who has just woken up and/or is very sleepy.. A location on which the sun's rays fall.. A source of cheerfulness or joy.. Geniality or cheerfulness.. The direct rays, light or warmth of the sun.. The effect which the sun has when it [...]