brown collocations and examples

 UK /braʊn/

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having the colour of wood or coffee


Adjectives frequently used before brown
dark: dark, deep, richMature birds are dark brown to black.pale: light, paleA ripe seedpod is pale brown and dry.particular shade: chocolate, golden, reddish, yellowishCook until the crust of the pie is golden brown.

Usage note

If someone is wearing brown clothes, you can say that they are in brown, dressed in brown, or wearing brown: She was wearing brown, and it didn’t suit her.

 
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