Definition of suntrap in English:

suntrap

noun

British
  • A place sheltered from the wind and positioned to receive much sunshine.

    ‘the pool is enclosed by the bungalows, palm trees, and bushes and is a real suntrap’
    • ‘The courtyard, encased within high stone walls, is a suntrap, and the current owners, who live in the coach-house, make good use of the sheltered amenity.’
    • ‘The private patio at the side of the house is a suntrap, surrounded by shrubs and hedgerows.’
    • ‘The beach faces south-west and is a perfect suntrap, and so you can just laze about and do nothing.’
    • ‘Situated in a sheltered wooded valley, our dive site is protected from wind and acts as a suntrap on this bright morning.’
    • ‘Lunch is served in the lower part of the garden, which is a suntrap, even in the early spring.’
    • ‘This makes a perfect suntrap of a terrace, on which the girls can sunbathe.’
    • ‘There is a small suntrap garden at the back and the toilets are relatively clean.’
    • ‘Double doors lead from here to a suntrap patio garden.’
    • ‘While there is a shrubbery to the front, the main outdoor attractions of this house lie at the rear where a large patio area has been developed on two levels in a real suntrap.’
    • ‘Steps from this suntrap lead up to the garden proper, which features a lawn and shrubs.’
    • ‘The Taurus mountain range runs right along this southern coast of Turkey and protects the beaches from north winds making them a wonderful suntrap.’
    • ‘The mature and beautifully presented gardens are full of wildlife, with extensive lawns and a completely private suntrap paved patio.’
    • ‘From here there is access to a timber deck roof garden, which should be a real suntrap.’
    • ‘Some years ago, I tried growing them on my suntrap London terrace.’
    • ‘In addition, there is off-street parking entered through electronic gates and a private suntrap patio area.’
    • ‘The front garden is well maintained while the back garden, a suntrap which is not overlooked, has a large selection of mature plants, shrubs and specimen trees.’
    • ‘Offstreet parking is available in a driveway to the front, while the 60 foot long back garden includes lawns, shrubs, flowers, trees and a suntrap patio area.’
    • ‘The front garden is laid out in gravel, while the large lawn to the rear provides an evening suntrap.’
    • ‘Hope End is no exception: the sloping south-facing garden is a suntrap, backed by ornamental trees and facing open pasture land.’
    • ‘Although the yard to the rear is small, it is a south-west facing suntrap.’

Pronunciation:

suntrap

/ˈsʌntrap/