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  1. brown, brownnessnoun

    an orange of low brightness and saturation


    neutral, blond, achromatic, blonde, light-haired

  2. Brown, Robert Brownnoun

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


    blond, light-haired, achromatic, blonde, neutral

  3. Brown, John Brownnoun

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


    light-haired, blonde, achromatic, neutral, blond

  4. Brown University, Brownadjective

    a university in Rhode Island


    neutral, blond, light-haired, achromatic, blonde

  5. brown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brownadjective

    of a color similar to that of wood or earth

    chocolate-brown, brownish, dark-brown, browned

    achromatic, light-haired, blond, blonde, neutral

  6. brown, brownedverb

    (of skin) deeply suntanned

    chocolate-brown, brownish, dark-brown, browned

    blonde, light-haired, neutral, blond, achromatic

  7. brownverb

    fry in a pan until it changes color

    "brown the meat in the pan"


    blond, blonde, achromatic, light-haired, neutral

  8. embrown, brownverb

    make brown in color

    "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"


    blond, achromatic, neutral, blonde, light-haired

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. brownadjective

    dusky, tawny, dun, swarthy

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  1. Linda Ronstadt:

    Jerry Brown likes passionate music. Jerry Brown likes passionate music, passionate women, we had a really good time together.

  2. Joel Embiid:

    The Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. Jaylen Brown had 21 points and Jason Tatum added 15 for The Celtics. Joel Embiid had 30 points and 13 rebounds to lead the 76ers. They shot 29.5 % from the field. I dont want to be swept.

  3. Billy Brown attorney:

    Mr. Brown [ is ] not the first person to come before the court with significant medical problems, Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg said, according to the Alaska Dispatch News. Billy Brown issued a statement to FOX411 regarding Billy Brown sentencing. Alaska’s dividend program has specific requirements for the length of time in the state, and the reasons for being out of Alaska.

  4. Paul Callan:

    I believe that the existence of cell phone video and social media postings has substantially reduced police brutality over the long run. Although the intensity of news coverage of cases such as [George] Zimmerman and Michael Brown makes it feel like there is more police brutality, my sense of the situation as a lawyer who is in court several times a week is that the number of cases is diminishing.

  5. Keith Richards:

    We’ve played ‘Brown Sugar’ every night since 1970, so sometimes you think, ‘We’ll take that one out for now and see how it goes.’ We might put it back in.

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