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bru·nette

 (bro͞o-nĕt′)
adj.
Having brown hair.
n.
A girl or woman with brown hair.

[French, feminine of brunet; see brunet.]

brunette

(bruːˈnɛt)
n
a girl or woman with dark brown hair
adj
(Colours) dark brown: brunette hair.
[C17: from French, feminine of brunet dark, brownish, from brun brown, of Germanic origin; see brown]

bru•nette

(bruˈnɛt)

adj.
1. (of hair, eyes, skin, etc.) of a dark color or tone.
2. (of a person) having dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.
n.
3. a person, esp. a female, with such coloration.
[1705–15; < French; feminine of brunet]
bru•nette′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brunette - a person with dark (brown) hairbrunette - a person with dark (brown) hair  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
Translations
سَمْراء، سَوْداء
tmavovláska
brunette
tummaverikkö
barna nõ
dökkhærî stúlka
brunetė
brunete
brunetka

brunette

[bruːˈnet]
A. Nmorena f, morocha f (LAm), prieta f (Mex)
B. ADJmoreno

brunette

[bruːˈnɛt] n(femme f) brune f

brunette

nBrünette f
adjbrünett

brunette

[bruːˈnɛt] nragazza (or donna) bruna

brunette

(bruːˈnet) noun
a woman with brown or dark hair. He prefers blondes to brunettes.

brunet

, brunette
a. trigueño-a, de piel oscura.
References in classic literature ?
She has a knot of soft, crimpy, brown hair with a thread of gray in it, a sunny face with rosy cheeks, and big, kind eyes as blue as forget-me-nots.
Softly I released her, stroked her brown hair, and turned again to my pillow.
His head has grizzled since we saw him last, and a line or two of silver may be seen in the soft brown hair likewise.
I may tell you, besides, that she had no wings (I don't believe in Fairies with wings), and that she had quantities of long brown hair and large earnest brown eyes, and then I shall have done all I can to give you an idea of her.
His brown hair was somewhat tumbled; for, while the ancient sculptors are said to have known eighteen methods of arranging Minerva's tresses, Passepartout was familiar with but one of dressing his own: three strokes of a large-tooth comb completed his toilet.
She had pale, brown hair and a little white, sweet face, and long slender fingers like yours, Mistress Blythe, only browner, for she was a shore girl.
He's tall, and lazy, and sly, and sneaky, and ruther cowardly, too, but kind of good-natured, and wears long brown hair and no beard, and hasn't got a cent, and Brace boards him for nothing, and gives him his old clothes to wear, and despises him.
While I thus stood, leaning on my gun, and looking up at the dark gables, sunk in an idle reverie, weaving a tissue of wayward fancies, in which old associations and the fair young hermit, now within those walls, bore a nearly equal part, I heard a slight rustling and scrambling just within the garden; and, glancing in the direction whence the sound proceeded, I beheld a tiny hand elevated above the wall: it clung to the topmost stone, and then another little hand was raised to take a firmer hold, and then appeared a small white forehead, surmounted with wreaths of light brown hair, with a pair of deep blue eyes beneath, and the upper portion of a diminutive ivory nose.
His parchment skin, showing dead white on his cranium through the thin wisps of dirty brown hair, seemed to be glued directly and tightly upon his big bones, Without being in any way deformed, he was the nearest approach which I have ever seen or could imagine to what is commonly understood by the word "monster.
She laughed softly, and took off her hat, straightening the wavy brown hair, which had escaped bounds a little, in front of the mirror.
Robed in white--her soft brown hair hanging loosely over her shoulders--there is something weird and ghost-like in the girl, as she moves nearer and nearer to the window in the full light of the moon--pleading for music that shall be worthy of the mystery and the beauty of the night.
It was that of a slim young woman, a little less tall than May Welland, with brown hair growing in close curls about her temples and held in place by a narrow band of diamonds.