Definition of sunshiner in English:

sunshiner

noun

  • Any of various carabid beetles, especially of the genus Amara, which are typically shiny black, bronze, or green in colour, and are commonly seen in sunny weather.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in James Francis Stephens (1792–1852), entomologist. From sunshine + -er.

Pronunciation

sunshiner

/ˈsʌnʃʌɪnə/