The definition of dun is a dull grayish-brown.adjective
An example of something dun is moldy chocolate.
Dun is defined as a dull grayish-brown color or something that is that color.noun
An example of dun is brown hair that is starting to grey.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME & OE, akin to OS, chestnut-brown, ult. (? via Celt) < IE *dhus-no < base *dhus, dust-colored: see fury
- a dull grayish brown
- a dun horse
- an artificial fishing fly of this color
- dunness noun
- to ask (a debtor) insistently or repeatedly for payment
- to annoy constantly
Origin: ? dial. var. of din
- a person who duns
- an insistent demand, esp. for payment of a debt
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transitive verb dunned dunned, dun·ning, duns
- One that duns.
- An importunate demand for payment.
Origin: Origin unknown.
- An almost neutral brownish gray to dull grayish brown.
- A fishing fly having this color.
- A horse of this color.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English dunn, perhaps of Celtic origin.
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