Definition of Dun

1. Noun. Horse of a dull brownish grey color.

Generic synonyms: Mount, Riding Horse, Saddle Horse



2. Verb. Treat cruelly. "The performance is likely to dun Sue"; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

3. Adjective. Of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color. "The dun and dreary prairie"
Similar to: Chromatic

4. Noun. A color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color. "She wore dun"
Exact synonyms: Fawn, Grayish Brown, Greyish Brown
Generic synonyms: Light Brown

5. Verb. Persistently ask for overdue payment. "The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"
Generic synonyms: Demand

6. Verb. Cure by salting. "Dun codfish"
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Cure

7. Verb. Make a dun color.
Generic synonyms: Darken

Definition of Dun

1. n. A mound or small hill.

2. v. t. To cure, as codfish, in a particular manner, by laying them, after salting, in a pile in a dark place, covered with salt grass or some like substance.

3. v. t. & i. To ask or beset, as a debtor, for payment; to urge importunately.

4. n. One who duns; a dunner.

5. a. Of a dark color; of a color partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown color; swarthy.

Definition of Dun

1. Noun. A brownish grey colour. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a brownish grey colour. ¹

3. Noun. A collector of debts. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To ask or beset a debtor for payment. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To harass by continually repeating e.g. a request. ¹

6. Noun. A valley in the Himalayan foothills, e.g. Dehra Dun. ¹

7. Noun. A newly hatched, immature mayfly ¹

8. Verb. (informal) (dialect form of done): (past of do) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dun

1. of a dull brown color [adj DUNNER, DUNNEST] / to make demands upon for payment of a debt [v DUNNED, DUNNING, DUNS]

Medical Definition of Dun

1. To cure, as codfish, in a particular manner, by laying them, after salting, in a pile in a dark place, covered with salt grass or some like substance. Of a dark colour; of a colour partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown colour; swarthy. "Summer's dun cloud comes thundering up." (Pierpont) "Chill and dun Falls on the moor the brief November day. " (Keble) Dun crow, the goosander or merganser. Origin: AS. Dunn. Of Celtic origin; cf. W. Dwn, Ir. & Gael. Donn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dun

dumpster-diver
dumpster-diving
dumpster dive
dumpster diver
dumpster divers
dumpster dives
dumpster diving
dumpster divings
dumpsters
dumptier
dumptiest
dumptruck
dumptrucks
dumpty
dumpy
dun (current term)
dun't
dun-bar
dun dun
dunal
dunam
dunams
dunbird
dunbirds
dunce
dunce's cap
dunce cap
dunce caps
dunce hat
dunce hats

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