Definition of brown


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • brown is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 10 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • brown is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of brown

  • a university in Rhode Island (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. brown university

  • an orange of low brightness and saturation (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. brownness

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

    Synonyms

    1. john brown

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

    Synonyms

    1. robert brown

  • (of skin) deeply suntanned (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. browned

  • of a color similar to that of wood or earth (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. brownish
    2. chocolate-brown
    3. dark-brown

  • make brown in color (verb)

    Examples

    1. the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard

    Synonyms

    1. embrown

  • fry in a pan until it changes color (verb)

    Examples

    1. brown the meat in the pan

See definition of brown in Merriam Webster