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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.
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, brownsPhrasal Verb:
1. To make or become brown.
2. To cook until brown.
brown off Chiefly British Slang
To make angry or irritated.
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
brownish[ˈbraʊnɪʃ] adj (= slightly brown) → tirant sur le brun (= with a brown tinge) (pejorative) → brunâtrebrown-nosing [ˈbraʊnnəʊzɪŋ] n → lèche-cul m brown paper n → papier m d'emballagebrown rice n → riz m complet
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj → bräunlich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
brownish[ˈbraʊnɪʃ] adj (stain, mark) → marroncino/a; (colour, eyes) → sul marrone
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995