Chiefly British. an alcoholic drink taken after completing the day’s work, usually at sundown.
Australian. a tramp or hobo, especially one who arrives at a homestead near sundown in order to avoid having to work in exchange for shelter.
(Austral & NZ, obsolete, slang) a tramp, esp one who seeks food and lodging at sundown when it is too late to work
(nautical) a strict ship’s officer
(informal, mainly Brit) an alcoholic drink taken at sunset
(NZ, slang) a lazy sheepdog
noun 1. a dress with a bodice styled to expose the arms, shoulders, and back, for wear during hot weather. noun 1. a dress for hot weather that exposes the shoulders, arms, and back, esp one with straps over the shoulders
adjective 1. dried in the sun, as bricks or raisins. 2. dried up or withered by the sun. adjective 1. dried or preserved by exposure to the sun
- Sun-dried tomato
noun a chewy flavorful dark-red tomato made so by drying in the sun, often packed in oil Usage Note cooking
plural noun 1. sundry things or items, especially small, miscellaneous items of little value. Compare notion (def 6).