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[ broo-net ]


  1. (especially of a male) brunette.


  1. a person, usually a male, with dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.

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Other Words From

  • bru·netness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of brunet1

1885–90; < French, equivalent to brun brown + -et -et

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Example Sentences

“There are still cars filled with gasoline,” said Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Michel Brunet about the hazardous scene.

Most of the 40 homes destroyed by the blast no longer exist, says Brunet, so finding remains is next to impossible.

“We are doing our best but we have to preserve the evidence,” said Brunet.

Some of the utility poles that were left standing “have a bizarre warped shape,” says Brunet.

“We have to replace people every 15 minutes because it is so hot,” said Brunet.

Brunet wrote that at this sale the thermometer of the bibliomania reached its highest point.

"Desire Brunet to be in readiness to walk out with this gentleman," he said, briefly, and the servant retired.

To my amazement, however, Brunet came back with a small sealed box in his hands.

This was then replaced by the architect Brunet with an iron cupola covered with sheet copper.

A slighter and long-headed brunet type is found south of Hindu Kush.