Brown vs. Brunette

Brown vs. Brunette — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Brown and Brunette

Brownnoun

Any of a group of colors between red and yellow in hue that are medium to low in lightness and low to moderate in saturation.

Brunetteadjective

Having brown hair.

Brownadjective

Of the color brown.

Brunettenoun

A girl or woman with brown hair.

Brownadjective

Having a brownish or dark skin color.

Brunetteadjective

(of hair, eyes, skin, etc.) of a dark color or tone.

Brownadjective

Often Offensive Of or being a person of nonwhite origin.

Brunetteadjective

(of a person) having brown or black hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.

Brownadjective

Deeply suntanned.

Brunettenoun

A person, especially female, with brown or black hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.

Brownverb

To make or become brown.

Brunettenoun

a person with dark (brown) hair

Brownverb

To cook until brown.

Brunetteadjective

marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes;

a brunette beauty

Brownnoun

A colour like that of chocolate or coffee.

The browns and greens in this painting give it a nice woodsy feel.

Brownnoun

One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 4 points.

Brownnoun

(uncountable) Black tar heroin.

Brownnoun

A person of Middle Eastern, Latino or South Asian descent; a brown-skinned person; someone of mulatto or biracial appearance.

Brownadjective

Having a brown colour.

Brownadjective

(obsolete) Gloomy.

Brownadjective

(sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin.

Brownverb

(intransitive) To become brown.

Fry the onions until they brown.

Brownverb

To cook something until it becomes brown.

Brown the onions in a large frying pan.

Brownverb

To tan.

Light-skinned people tend to brown when exposed to the sun.

Brownverb

(transitive) To make brown or dusky.

Brownverb

(transitive) To give a bright brown colour to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coating of oxide on their surface.

Brownverb

To turn progressively more Middle Eastern, Hispanic or Latino, in the context of the population of a geographic region.

the browning of America

Brownnoun

an orange of low brightness and saturation

Brownnoun

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

Brownnoun

abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858)

Brownnoun

a university in Rhode Island

Brownverb

fry in a pan until it changes color;

brown the meat in the pan

Brownadjective

of a color similar to that of wood or earth