Definitions

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  • adj. of a colour which resembles brown; somewhat brown

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Somewhat brown.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a color similar to that of wood or earth

Etymologies

brown +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Beige it is — upholstered, carpeted, and painted in brownish, grayish, yellowish hues.

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  • Steve Nash and his teammates served up plates of food, with the menu consisting of white chunks of something in brownish-orange sauce over white rice.

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  • But then after it was fully eclipsed, it turned a kind of brownish-red.

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  • It was hazy like that on the best of days and the "brownish" cloudy areas are a very good representation of the 1960's/70's smog.

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  • When I went to put oil in a few weeks ago, I had the same kind of brownish goop on the oil cap when I took it off.

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  • Guess the "brownish" gene is pretty dominant in my house.

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  • When they approach, they quickly see that inside the cup is some kind of brownish green liquid that may pass as healthy.

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  • And at those speeds, at those speeds, the ice or foam, which could fall off the external tank, which is this kind of brownish color, at those speeds, it could damage some of these tiles.

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  • And the shadders was soft and thick and velvety and laid kind of brownish-greeney on the grass.

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  • He was clad in a coarse kind of brownish stuff, like the first, roughly and loosely woven.

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