Definition of sun-catcher in English:

sun-catcher

noun

  • 1In mythological contexts: a person, god, etc., who catches the sun in a snare.

  • 2Any device for utilizing or harnessing the light or energy of the sun.

  • 3Something that allows maximum exposure to the sun.

  • 4A decorative item made from (stained) glass (or other reflective or translucent material) suspended so as to sparkle or glow in sunlight.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Schoolcraft (1793–1864). From sun + catcher.

Pronunciation

sun-catcher

/ˈsʌnˌkatʃə/