adjective, brown·er, brown·est.
verb (used with or without object)
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Definition for brown (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for brown
Classes are currently all online, though Brown suspects there may come a time when the idea of a hybrid model is possible.Even the most cautious schools are seeing outbreaks|Sy Mukherjee|September 17, 2020|Fortune
As I spoke with Keenan last year, I looked out my own kitchen window onto hillsides of parkland, singed brown by months of dry summer heat.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
So, Brown said, we need to break down and reverse engineer the problem.The Climate Crisis Is Happening Right Now. Just Look at California’s Weekend.|by Elizabeth Weil|September 9, 2020|ProPublica
Brown planned to compare the diets of coyotes from these two locations.
Brown declined to share numbers on the popularity of the Facebook News tab, but said nearly all of the readers are a new audience for publishers.Facebook plans to block users in Australia from sharing news|Claire Zillman, reporter|September 1, 2020|Fortune
There was deep brown flesh, and bronze flesh, and pallid white flesh, and flesh turned red from the hot sun.
They became so brown and shriveled that they looked like walking beef jerky with New York accents.
The smell of grilled meat mixes with the exotic wafts of cinnamon tea served with a mush of sweet brown dessert.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Supreme Court eventually stepped in and ended legal segregation in the landmark 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Estee Lauder has not crumbled to dust because the perfect brown face of Joan Smalls represents it.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
Mr. Brown seizes the proffered member, and gives it as hearty a pressure as the publicity of the occasion will permit.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
British Dictionary definitions for brown (1 of 2)
Derived forms of brownbrownish or browny, adjectivebrownness, noun
Word Origin for brown
British Dictionary definitions for brown (2 of 2)
Medical definitions for brown
Idioms and Phrases with brown
In addition to the idioms beginning with brown
- brown bagger
- browned off
- brownie points
- brown nose
- brown study, in a
- do up (brown)