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1. brown

adjective. ['ˈbraʊn'] of a color similar to that of wood or earth.

Synonyms

  • chocolate-brown
  • dark-brown
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • colored
  • blacken
  • stay

Etymology

  • broun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Brown

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • down
  • around

How do you pronounce brown?

Pronounce brown as braʊn.

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Sentences with brown


1. Adjective
Draw wrinkle lines with a black or brown eyeliner on the forehead, mouth and hands following the veins.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Add some wrinkle lines to the forehead and mouth creases with a brown or black eyeliner pencil.

3. Particle
The first hard frost of winter will kill the foliage causing it to turn brown.

Quotes about brown


1. I am a man"he told her, "and men do not consume pink beverages. Get thee gone woman, and bring me something brown.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

2. Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
- Oscar Wilde, The Canterville Ghost

3. I love a sunburnt country,A land of sweeping plains,Of ragged mountain ranges,Of droughts and flooding rains.I love her far horizons,I love her jewel-sea,Her beauty and her terror –The wide brown land for me!
- Dorothea Mackellar, The Poems of Dorothea Mackellar

2. dark-brown

adjective. of a color similar to that of wood or earth.

Synonyms

  • chocolate-brown
  • chromatic
  • brown

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • achromatic color
  • discolor
  • blond

3. yellow-brown

adjective. of a medium to dark brownish yellow color.

Synonyms

  • amber
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

4. brown

noun. ['ˈbraʊn'] an orange of low brightness and saturation.

Synonyms

  • umber
  • Vandyke brown
  • light brown
  • deep brown
  • spectral colour
  • mahogany
  • puce
  • buff
  • burnt umber
  • hazel
  • burnt sienna
  • Venetian red
  • taupe
  • caramel brown
  • reddish brown
  • caramel
  • olive brown
  • chromatic colour
  • raw sienna
  • chromatic color
  • chocolate
  • coffee
  • mocha
  • yellowish brown
  • brownness
  • chestnut
  • spectral color

Antonyms

  • whiten
  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful

Etymology

  • broun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. brown

verb. ['ˈbraʊn'] fry in a pan until it changes color.

Antonyms

  • tan

Etymology

  • broun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. Brown

noun. Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858).

7. brown

adjective. ['ˈbraʊn'] (of skin) deeply suntanned.

Synonyms

  • browned
  • brunette

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • leader
  • chromatic color

Etymology

  • broun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Brown

noun. a university in Rhode Island.

Synonyms

  • Rhode Island
  • Ocean State
  • Brown University
  • RI
  • Little Rhody

9. Brown

noun. abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859).

10. brown

verb. ['ˈbraʊn'] make brown in color.

Synonyms

  • colorise
  • colour
  • colour in
  • colourise
  • embrown
  • color in
  • color
  • colourize

Antonyms

  • black-and-white
  • brighten
  • bronze
  • colour

Etymology

  • broun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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