Sunshine State etymology

English word Sunshine State comes from English sunshine

Detailed word origin of Sunshine State

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sunshine English (eng) (UK) Friendly form of address often reserved for juniors.. (UK) Ironic form of address used to an inferior or troublemaker.. (humorous) Used to address someone who has just woken up and/or is very sleepy.. A location on which the sun's rays fall.. A source of cheerfulness or joy.. Geniality or cheerfulness.. The direct rays, light or warmth of the sun.. The effect which the sun has when it [...]
Sunshine State English (eng) (Australia) Queensland. Former nickname for the state of South Dakota in the United States of America, until 1992.. The official nickname for the state of Florida in the United States of America.

Words with the same origin as Sunshine State

Descendants of sunshine
Sunshine Coast