Definition of sunseeker in US English:



  • A person who enjoys spending time outside during warm weather, especially one who travels to a destination for its warmth and sun.

    ‘thousands of sunseekers flocked to Britain's south coast on Sunday’
    ‘many sunseekers are heading for popular Mediterranean destinations’
    • ‘The seafronts were packed with sunseekers.’
    • ‘Yorkshire sunseekers were last night told to make the most of the Mediterranean-style weather across the country.’
    • ‘As Bolton sizzled—the highest temperature of the year so far—sunseekers and children on their Easter holidays basked in local parks and beauty spots.’
    • ‘Young sunseekers desperate for a tan are helping to create a skin cancer timebomb in the UK, experts warned today.’
    • ‘Two groups of sunseekers were forced to wait more than 24 hours for a flight to the Balearic Islands.’
    • ‘Pescara is on a strip of white sand, popular with Italian sunseekers, but little known abroad.’
    • ‘Thousands of sunseekers flocked to Britain's south coast on Sunday to enjoy the last remnants of summer.’
    • ‘On Deansgate, sunseekers lounged outside bars in the continental heat.’
    • ‘In the heatwave of 1976, more than 61,000 sunseekers passed through the gates to enjoy the great British summer.’
    • ‘On Brighton seafront, traders said large numbers of sunseekers on the beach came as a welcome break in their "disastrous" spring season.’