- The definition of brown is something that is the color of mud, soil or dirt (a color made from mixing red, yellow and black), or someone who is sun-tanned or dark-skinned.
- The dirt in your vegetable garden at home is an example of something that would be described as being brown.
- A person who has just spent three weeks lying on a beach in Florida getting a suntan is an example of someone who would be described as brown.
- Brown is defined as a color made from mixing red, black and yellow, or something of that color.
- The color of dirt is an example of brown.
- If you are wearing a dress that is the color of dirt, this is an example of a time when you are wearing brown.
- To brown is defined as to cook or bake something until it becomes brown.
When you put chicken in a frying pan and you fry it until it turns brown instead of pink, this is an example of a time when you brown the chicken.
A golden brown gingerbread man.
brown definition by Webster's New World
- having the color of chocolate or coffee, a combination of red, black, and yellow
- having a naturally dark or tanned skin; dark-skinned
Origin: Middle English broun ; from Old English brun ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bhrou-no- ; from an unverified form bher-, brown: see bear
- brown color
- brown pigment or dye
- Brown, Charles Brockden 1771-1810; U.S. novelist
- Brown, Herbert Charles 1912-2004; U.S. organic chemist, born in Great Britain
- Brown, John 1800-59; U.S. abolitionist: as part of a plan for an uprising among slaves, he led a raid on an arsenal at Harpers Ferry: hanged for treason
- Brown, Lancelot (also called Capability Brown) 1715?-83; Eng. landscape artist
brown definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of the color brown.
- a. Having a brownish or dark skin color.b. Often Offensive Of or being a person of nonwhite origin.
- Deeply suntanned.
- To make or become brown.
- To cook until brown.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English brūn; see bher-2 in Indo-European roots.
- brownˈish adjective
- brownˈness noun
, Charles Brockden 1771-1810.
, Clifford Known as “Brownie.” 1930-1956.
, Herbert Charles 1912-2004.
, James 1933-2006.
, James Nathaniel Known as “Jim.” Born 1936.
, John 1800-1859.
, Margaret Wise 1910-1952.
, Olympia 1835-1926.
, Robert 1773-1858.
brown - Medical Definition
, Michael Born 1941.
brown - Phrases/Idioms
be browned off
do up brownâ