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Definition of Brown


  1. Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow.
  2. A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue.
  3. To make brown or dusky.
  4. To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
  5. To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.
  6. To become brown.

Brown Quotations

I spent my childhood clad in 1970s hand-me-downs, primarily from male cousins, which mainly consisted of a selection of beige, brown and orange dungarees. That, combined with a perfectly round pudding-bowl haircut, made me look, on a good day, like a cross between Ann Widdecombe, one of the Flower Pot Men, and a monk.
Miranda Hart

What I like about Elvis is the same thing I like about James Brown, Michael Jackson, Prince. These guys, back in the day, there was no smoke and mirrors. It was just raw talent. They would step out onstage and command an audience. Talk about awesome.
Bruno Mars

I told my dentist my teeth are going yellow. he told me to wear a brown tie.
Rodney Dangerfield

The attack of John Brown upon Harper's Ferry came upon Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky.
John Sergeant Wise

The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades. It is a river of grass.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
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Brown Translations

brown in Afrikaans is bruin
brown in Danish is brun
brown in Dutch is bruin
brown in Finnish is ruskea
brown in Hungarian is barna
brown in Italian is marrone
brown in Norwegian is brun
brown in Portuguese is marrom
brown in Swedish is brun, brun, bryna
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