Meaning of sunshine

sun•shine

Pronunciation: (sun'shīn"), [key]
— n.
  1. the shining of the sun; direct light of the sun.
  2. brightness or radiance; cheerfulness or happiness.
  3. a source of cheer or happiness.
  4. the effect of the sun in lighting and heating a place.
  5. a place where the direct rays of the sun fall.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to sunshine laws: sunshine rules.
  2. fair-weather (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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