Definitions for Sunny
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Sunny.
cheery, gay, sunnyadjective
bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
"a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile"
Of weather or a day, featuring a lot of sunshine.
Whilst it may be sunny today, the weather forecast is predicting rain.
Of a place, receiving a lot of sunshine.
I would describe Spain as sunny, but it's nothing in comparison to the Sahara.
Of a person or their mood, cheerful.
a sunny disposition
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from sun.
She saw Duessa sunny bright,
Adorn’d with gold and jewels shining clear. Fairy Queen.
The eldest, that Fidelia hight,
Like sunny beams threw from her crystal face. Fai. Queen.
My decay’d fair
A sunny look of his would soon repair. William Shakespeare.
The chemist seeds
Perpetual flames, whose unresisted force
O’er sand and ashes and the stubborn flint
Prevailing, turns into a fusile sea,
That in his furnace bubbles sunny red. Philips.
About me round I saw
Hill, dale, and shady woods, and sunny plains,
And liquid lapse of murm’ring streams. John Milton, Par. Lost.
Him walking on a sunny hill he found,
Back’d on the North and West by a thick wood. John Milton.
The filmy gossamer now flits no more,
Nor halcyons bask on the short sunny shore. Dryden.
But what avail her unexhausted stores,
Her blooming mountains and her sunny shores,
With all the gifts that heaven and earth impart,
The smiles of nature, and the charms of art,
While proud oppression in her vallies reigns,
And tyranny usurps her happy plains? Addison.
Her sunny locks
Hang on her temples like a golden fleece. William Shakespeare.
Sunny is a soul jazz song written by Bobby Hebb in 1963. It is one of the most performed and recorded popular songs, with hundreds of versions released. BMI rates "Sunny" #25 in its "Top 100 songs of the century". It is also known by its first line: "Sunny, yesterday my life was filled with rain".
Sunny generally refers to a weather condition characterized by clear skies and a high amount of sunlight. It suggests that the sun is shining brightly and there are minimal or no clouds in the sky.
of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from, or resembling the sun; hence, shining; bright; brilliant; radiant
exposed to the rays of the sun; brightened or warmed by the direct rays of the sun; as, a sunny room; the sunny side of a hill
cheerful; genial; as, a sunny disposition
see Sunfish (b)
"Sunny" is a song written by Bobby Hebb. It is one of the most covered popular songs, with hundreds of versions released. BMI rates "Sunny" number 25 in its "Top 100 songs of the century." Hebb's parents, William and Ovalla Hebb, were both blind musicians. Hebb and his older brother Harold performed as a song-and-dance duo in Nashville, beginning when Bobby was three and Harold was nine. Hebb performed on a TV show hosted by country music record producer Owen Bradley. Hebb wrote the song in the 48 hours following a double tragedy on November 22, 1963, the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and Hebb's older brother Harold was stabbed to death outside a Nashville nightclub. Hebb was devastated by both events and many critics say that those events & critically the loss of his older brother inspired the lyrics & tune. According to Hebb, he merely wrote the song as an expression of a preference for a "sunny" disposition over a "lousy" disposition following the murder of his brother. Events influenced Hebb's songwriting, but his melody, crossing over into R&B Country and Pop, together with the optimistic lyrics, came from the artist's desire to express that one should always "look at the bright side"; a direct quote from the author. Hebb has said about "Sunny":
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sunny is ranked #38265 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Sunny surname appeared 579 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sunny.
67.8% or 393 total occurrences were Asian.
22.6% or 131 total occurrences were White.
4.4% or 26 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
3.1% or 18 total occurrences were Black.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Sunny' in Adjectives Frequency: #1020
The numerical value of Sunny in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Sunny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Ramesh Sunny Balwani joined Theranos because Ramesh Sunny Balwani believed in Theranos' technology and the groundbreaking mission. Ramesh Sunny Balwani didn't join Theranos because Elizabeth was Ramesh Sunny Balwani girlfriend.
My aunt found it and was talking to mom who said, 'Sunny has a lot of fans on Facebook,' so they asked me to post it and I was like, 'Sure, of course!', i thought, 'Maybe, maybe not we'll find the owner.'.
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - the great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
Ramesh Sunny Balwani is not Ramesh Sunny Balwani. Ramesh Sunny Balwani's a perpetrator of the fraud. . Ramesh Sunny Balwani knows that the biggest threat to fraud is the truth.
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- radiant, asolellatCatalan, Valencian
- soleado, asoleadoSpanish
- iloinen, auringonpaisteinen, aurinkoinenFinnish
- grianachScottish Gaelic
- soleggiata, soleggiatoItalian
- sonnegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- весел, сончева, сончев, сончевоMacedonian
- sulegliv, sulagliv, sugliagleivRomansh
- rȁdostan, sùnčan, vȅseoSerbo-Croatian
- சூரியன் தீண்டும்Tamil
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