adjective, brown·er, brown·est.
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of brown
Examples from the Web for browner
As I field final exam questions, a few of the browner students cast sidelong glances.
Young birds are now indistinguishable from adults, except by the browner and more worn wings.
Her eyes seemed bigger and browner than ever, her nose more impudently tilted, her mouth more supremely irresistible.The Plastic Age|Percy Marks
Being of a more slender figure than Mr. Jarndyce and having a richer complexion, with browner hair, he looked younger.Bleak House|Charles Dickens
I am redder and browner than ever at the present writing, with the addition of a rather formidable and fierce moustache.The Letters of Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens
Those from the United States and Asia are harsher and browner.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing|William E. Austin
British Dictionary definitions for browner (1 of 2)
Derived Formsbrownish or browny, adjectivebrownness, noun
Word Origin for brown
British Dictionary definitions for browner (2 of 2)
Medicine definitions for browner
Idioms and Phrases with browner
In addition to the idioms beginning with brown
- brown bagger
- browned off
- brownie points
- brown nose
- brown study, in a
- do up (brown)