Definition of Brownish

1. Adjective. Of a color similar to that of wood or earth.

Exact synonyms: Brown, Chocolate-brown, Dark-brown
Similar to: Chromatic
Derivative terms: Brownness



Definition of Brownish

1. a. Somewhat brown.

Definition of Brownish

1. Adjective. of a colour which resembles brown; somewhat brown ¹

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Definition of Brownish

1. somewhat brown [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brownish

browneye
brownface
brownfield
brownfields
brownian
brownian-Zsigmondy movement
brownian movement
brownie
brownie mix
brownier
brownies
browniest
browning
browning out
brownings
brownish (current term)
brownish-orange
brownish-red
brownish-yellow
brownish yellow
brownishly
brownishness
brownism
brownist
brownmillerite
brownness
brownnesses
brownnose
brownnosed
brownnoser

Literary usage of Brownish

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1865)
"Ann. Lye. of NY, vol. vii. p. 477. Geotrygon ? Sol. et Salv. PZS 1864. Male. Front pale rosaceous, crown dull brownish violet; region of the ears to hind ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Aqueous solution brownish-red, violet precipitate with mineral acids, ... Solution in water is brownish- violet and in sulphuric acid blue, ..."

3. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1887)
"Wings hyaline. veins brownish, the marginal cell large, closed, the marginal vein ... Legs brownish yellow, fenu»ni and tibia» obfuscated. coxie black. ..."

4. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"Primaries and inner elongated secondaries brownish-grey, of which colour also are the ... Upper part of head brownish-black, the feathers edged with light ..."

5. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1915)
"Abdomen elongate, depressed ; dorsal pale bands broader than in the female ; lateral cilia- tiou long and abundant, brownish. Claw formula, 2.1-2.1-0.0. ..."

6. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1901)
"brownish ; head yellowish, brownish to cinereous above, with a faint fuscous streak ; rostrum yellowish, rather short ; nasus short, with yellowish hairs ..."

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