tawny

(redirected from tawnily)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

taw·ny

 (tô′nē)
n.
A light brown to brownish orange.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman taune, variant of Old French tane, from past participle of taner, to tan; see tan1.]

taw′ni·ness n.
taw′ny adj.

tawny

(ˈtɔːnɪ) or

tawney

n
(Colours)
a. a light brown to brownish-orange colour
b. (as adjective): tawny port.
[C14: from Old French tané, from taner to tan1]
ˈtawniness n

taw•ny

(ˈtɔ ni)

adj. -ni•er, -ni•est,
n. adj.
1. of a dark yellowish or yellowish brown color; yellowish or dullish golden brown.
n.
2. tawny color.
[1350–1400; Middle English tauny < Anglo-French taune; Middle French tané, past participle of taner to tan1]
taw′ni•ly, adv.
taw′ni•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tawny - of a light brown to brownish orange color; the color of tanned leather
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
أسْمَر مُصَفَّر
plavý
gyldenbrungulbrun
homokszínû
gulbrúnn
gelsvai rusvas
dzeltenbrūns
plavý
sarımtrak kahverengi

tawny

[ˈtɔːnɪ] (tawnier (compar) (tawniest (superl)))
A. ADJleonado; (wine parlance) → ámbar oscuro, tostado
B. CPD tawny owl Ncárabo m
tawny port Npuerto m seco

tawny

[ˈtɔːni] adjfauve (couleur)tawny owl nhulotte f

tawny

adj (+er)gelbbraun, goldbraun; tawny browngelbbraun; tawny portbräunlicher Portwein, Tawny-Portwein m

tawny

[ˈtɔːnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → fulvo/a

tawny

(ˈtoːni) adjective
(usually of animals' fur etc) yellowish-brown.