browned


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brown

 (broun)
n.
Any of a group of colors between red and yellow in hue that are medium to low in lightness and low to moderate in saturation.
adj. brown·er, brown·est
1. Of the color brown.
2.
a. Having a brownish or dark skin color.
b. Often Offensive Of or being a person of nonwhite origin.
3. Deeply suntanned.
tr. & intr.v. browned, brown·ing, browns
1. To make or become brown.
2. To cook until brown.
Phrasal Verb:
brown off Chiefly British Slang
To make angry or irritated.

[Middle English, from Old English brūn; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

brown′ish adj.
brown′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.browned - (of skin) deeply suntanned
brunet, brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
References in classic literature ?
The fat turkey was a sight to behold, when Hannah sent him up, stuffed, browned, and decorated.
That he was a muscular man, strong on his legs, and that he was browned and hardened by exposure to weather.
He then browned his face quickly, so that his own mother would not have known him, and went into the castle, where he begged for a lodging.