adjective, brown·er, brown·est.
verb (used with or without object)
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Idioms for brown
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OTHER WORDS FROM brown
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Definition for brown (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for brown
They became so brown and shriveled that they looked like walking beef jerky with New York accents.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 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
“If you look at the studies, most of them stop after six months, one year, two years,” Brown says.
“ADD [Attention Deficit Disorder] is just a euphemistic way of saying, ‘I have limits,’” Brown writes.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When it has boiled hard, dip the artichokes into the batter, (each piece should be twice dipped,) and fry them brown.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
If you want some butter it doesn't matter whether you buy it from Brown or Jones or Robinson.'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell
Mr. Brown went over to the neighbouring settlements, and made the lads repeat to him all they knew about his son.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush|Susanna Moodie
"I confess that this thing has completely stunned me," said Dr. Brown.The Major|Ralph Connor
But the emotion passed in a moment, and his face was a brown mask, saying nothing.The Young Trailers|Joseph A. Altsheler
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)
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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)