Definition of Brown

  • (superl.) Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (v. t.) To make brown or dusky.
  • (v. t.) To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
  • (v. t.) To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.
  • (v. i.) To become brown.

Homophones of Brown