- nounADJECTIVE▪ blinding, bright, brilliant, harsh, hot, intense, scorching, strong, warm▪
He emerged from the tunnel into blinding sunlight.▪ direct, full▪
plants that do not like direct sunlight▪ pale, weak▪ dappled, golden▪
the dappled sunlight of the forest▪ reflected▪ afternoon, evening, morning▪ spring, summer, etc.… OF SUNLIGHT▪ beam, ray, shaft▪ patch, poolVERB + SUNLIGHT▪ block out▪
a dank backyard with a wall that blocked out the sunlight▪ be exposed to▪
Do not leave your skin exposed to sunlight for too long.SUNLIGHT + VERB▪ come in, fall, filter, flood, penetrate sth, pierce sth, pour, shine, stream▪
Sunlight filtered dustily through the slats of the door.▪
in dark thickets where sunlight could not penetrate▪
She threw back the shutters and the sunlight streamed in.▪ fill sth▪
Bright sunlight filled the room.▪ gleam, glimmer, glint, glitter, shimmer, sparkle▪
the sunlight sparkling on the water▪ be reflected from sth, reflect off sth, reflect on sthPREPOSITION▪ in the sunlight▪
waves sparkling in the sunlight▪ into the sunlight▪
We came out into bright sunlight again.PHRASES▪ gleam in the sunlight, glint in the sunlight, shimmer in the sunlight, sparkle in the sunlight▪
The sea shimmered in the sunlight.▪ blink in the sunlight, squint in the sunlight▪
They emerged from their cells, blinking in the sunlight.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.