Definition of 'brown'
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Example sentences containing 'brown'
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Turn the pancake over using a spatula and cook on the other side until golden brown. The Sun (2017)The other had brown hair and brown eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Key colours are brown and grey with splashes of burnt orange. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Put in mince and cook until lightly browned. The Sun (2016)It required him to have his blond hair dyed dark brown. The Sun (2017)The total mass of the brown sugar and dish is 110g. The Sun (2016)It should be golden brown when cooked. The Sun (2012)The first meadow brown butterflies are flitting along with a wobbling motion between the tall grasses. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Gold and brown have scored just one top place each. The Sun (2010)The mixture will become a deep chestnut brown. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her mother also has a variety of moles and brown skin patches. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sprinkle the chicken pieces with brown sugar and pour the wine around them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Heat the tamarind sauce with the brown sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can boil some brown rice and leave to cool for tomorrow. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Mix together the soy sauce and brown sugar and pour over the steak. The Sun (2012)Heat the residual oil in a frying pan and quickly brown the lamb. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It remains law for all white and brown flour to still have calcium added. The Sun (2012)Others have suffered the formation of permanent brown pigment on their eyelids. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had straight dark brown hair in a ponytail. The Sun (2008)They turn into a more appetising golden brown when cooked. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then his naturally white hair was dyed brown. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The colour was very natural for a glow but not for people who want to look really brown instantly. The Sun (2010)With her fair skin and rich brown hair, the actress needs little help to shine. The Sun (2010)Choose rich earthy reds, browns and greens to be in keeping with the overall look. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Oaks are generally the last trees to lose their leaves, which are now mostly brown. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Synonyms of 'brown'
wholemeal, wholegrain, untreated, unrefined
Trends of 'brown'
Very Common. brown is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'brown'
British English: brown /braʊn/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is brown is the colour of earth or of wood.
...her deep brown eyes.
- American English: brown
- Arabic: أَسُمَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: marrom
- Chinese: 棕色的
- Croatian: smeđ
- Czech: hnědý
- Danish: brun
- Dutch: bruin
- European Spanish: marrón
- Finnish: ruskea
- French: marron
- German: braun
- Greek: καφετής
- Italian: marrone
- Japanese: 茶色の
- Korean: 갈색의
- Norwegian: brun
- Polish: brązowy
- European Portuguese: castanho
- Romanian: maro
- Russian: коричневый
- Spanish: marrón
- Swedish: brun
- Thai: สีน้ำตาล
- Turkish: kahverengi
- Ukrainian: коричневий
- Vietnamese: màu nâu
Definition of brown from the Collins English Dictionary
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