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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dunnoun

    horse of a dull brownish grey color

    Synonyms:
    fawn, grayish brown, greyish brown

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

  2. dun, greyish brown, grayish brown, fawnadjective

    a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color

    "she wore dun"

    Synonyms:
    fawn, grayish brown, greyish brown

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

  3. dunverb

    of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color

    "the dun and dreary prairie"

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  4. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrateverb

    treat cruelly

    "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chide, confound, befuddle, cross, lambast, foil, fox, savage, nark, tease, frustrate, bedevil, spoil, take to task, bother, blast, rile, rack, gravel, excruciate, trounce, bilk, rally, get to, berate, thwart, torment, torture, crucify, chew out, pillory, baffle, nettle, throw, scotch, chafe, ride, get at, subdue, lecture, irritate, have words, reproof, razz, call down, tantalise, mortify, annoy, tantalize, reprimand, cod, scold, taunt, rebuke, rag, jaw, discombobulate, vex, lambaste, chew up, dress down, confuse, call on the carpet, remonstrate, bait, twit, devil, fuddle

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  5. dunverb

    persistently ask for overdue payment

    "The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"

    Synonyms:
    rag, frustrate, bedevil, torment, crucify

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  6. dunverb

    cure by salting

    "dun codfish"

    Synonyms:
    rag, frustrate, bedevil, torment, crucify

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  7. dunverb

    make a dun color

    Synonyms:
    rag, frustrate, bedevil, torment, crucify

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dunadjective

    Synonyms:
    dull brown

  2. dunverb

    Synonyms:
    press (for a debt), importune, urge

  3. dunnoun

    Synonyms:
    importunate creditor

  4. dunnoun

    Synonyms:
    dunning letter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dun":

    dün, shield

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