Definition of brown:
- A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue.
- Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow.
- To become brown.
- To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.
- To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
- To make brown or dusky.