Definition of dun

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • dun is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • dun is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • dun is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of dun


  • a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color (noun)

    Examples

    1. she wore dun

    Synonyms

    1. fawn
    2. grayish brown
    3. greyish brown
  • treat cruelly (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bedevil
    2. crucify
    3. frustrate
    4. rag
    5. torment
  • cure by salting (verb)

    Examples

    1. dun codfish
  • horse of a dull brownish grey color (noun)
  • make a dun color (verb)
  • of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the dun and dreary prairie
  • persistently ask for overdue payment (verb)

    Examples

    1. The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone

See definition of dun in Merriam Webster

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