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Definition of "brownie" []

  • A member of the Girl Scouts from six through eight years of age. (noun)
  • A bar of moist, usually chocolate cake, often with nuts. (noun)
  • A small sprite thought to do helpful work at night. (noun)
  • A brown trout. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "brownie" in a sentence
  • "But as far as gratification, the brownie is always there."
  • "Stay tuned for next week where I will be participating (2 consecutive weeks, woo hoo!) in brownie buttons."
  • "Place in brownie pan or large pan and smash it all down (best technique is to put Saran Wrap over one pan and use another pan to squash it down)."