Definition of "browned" []

  • Any of various colours, such as those of wood or earth, produced by low intensity light in the wavelength range 620–585 nanometres (noun)
  • A dye or pigment producing these colours (noun)
  • Brown cloth or clothing (noun)
  • Any of numerous mostly reddish-brown butterflies of the genera Maniola, Lasiommata, etc, such as M. jurtina (meadow brown): family Satyridae (noun)
  • Of the colour brown (adjective)
  • (of bread) made from a flour that has not been bleached or bolted, such as wheatmeal or wholemeal flour (adjective)
  • Deeply tanned or sunburnt (adjective)
  • To make (esp food as a result of cooking) brown or (esp of food) to become brown (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of brown. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "browned" in a sentence
  • "My grandma made it all the time and would sometimes throw in browned chorizo or her refried beans."
  • "She had abandoned her books and her pale skin browned as she had climbed volcanoes, surf swam and rode horses in company with one Stephen Knight, athlete, surf-boarder — a "bronzed god of the sea.""
  • "Oh wow, roasting the spices in browned butter ... yeah I would say that would do it for me too."