Definition of 'tan'
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What a difference a spray tan makes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make sure it's edited to enhance my holiday tan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A pale man came in for a fake tan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If your skin tans easily, the likelihood is that a coral colour will suit you so just experiment until you find a good match. The Sun (2016)Always had a light tan,' she recalled. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Dark tall and with the most tanned, muscular body he's into triathlons. The Sun (2016)Twenty per cent said applying fake tan was'the most flexible thing they did all year '. The Sun (2016)ONE in four British women have injured themselves while applying fake tan, a survey found. The Sun (2016)I breathe in the tanned, tattooed skin on his hard body, smelling of tobacco and the earth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She set up a tanning and beauty salon. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She had at least managed to tone down her tan. The Sun (2010)The natural dye in tea encourages the skin to tan more quickly. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)She got a fake tan and haircut and had her eyebrows threaded. The Sun (2011)You should have gone with tan boots. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can suddenly justify the pale tan suede handbag. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Top up your tan on the sun deck or have a dip in one of the pools. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Having a tan makes me more confident. The Sun (2008)Most people come back from holiday looking tanned and relaxed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Only downsides are the dodgy tan lines. The Sun (2013)They worked magic on a tan leather bag that had been splattered with white paint. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The light tan of the upholstery and roof linings gives an airy feel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The landscape is reduced to a uniform pale tan colour. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Bad weather could deny male spectators the sight of tanned and toned athletes cavorting in bikinis. The Sun (2012)Not many glowing tans on show? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or look out for a moisturiser which contains a small amount of tanning agent to build up a healthy glow on your cheeks. The Sun (2009)There's no point having a top tan and frizzy hair. The Sun (2014)I had a permanent tan and my family were very proud of my job. The Sun (2011)His fake tan has become a standing joke - but so far he seems to have taken it in good sport. The Sun (2011)The blood poured down his brown, tanned face which shone in the morning sun as though it had been carved of old oak. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)Its cloth is made from the finest New Zealand hide and tanned with cod oil. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I just tan so easily. The Sun (2014)
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British English: tan /tæn/ NOUN
If you have a tan, your skin has become darker than usual because you have been in the sun.
She is tall and blonde, with a tan.
- American English: tan
- Arabic: سُمْرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: bronzeado
- Chinese: 晒黑的皮肤
- Croatian: preplanuo
- Czech: opálení sluncem
- Danish: solbrændthed
- Dutch: bruine kleur
- European Spanish: bronceado
- Finnish: rusketus
- French: bronzage
- German: Sonnenbräune
- Greek: μαύρισμα
- Italian: abbronzatura
- Japanese: 日焼け
- Korean: 햇볕에 탄 빛깔
- Norwegian: brunfarge
- Polish: opalenizna
- European Portuguese: bronzeado
- Romanian: bronz
- Russian: загар
- Spanish: bronceado
- Swedish: solbränna
- Thai: สีไหม้เกรียมของผิวหนังจากการตากแดด
- Turkish: bronzlaşmış ten
- Ukrainian: засмага
- Vietnamese: màu rám nắng
Definition of tan from the Collins English Dictionary
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