brownie brownie  /b ˈraʊ ni/


  1. (n) a junior Girl Scout
  2. (n) (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
  3. (n) square or bar of very rich chocolate cake usually with nuts



  • When I was in middle school, I started a little brownie-and-soda company selling items that my school didn't have in stock.


  1. Brownie recognized

    Paige Carlson was awarded a certificate of appreciating at her Brownie Troop meeting on June 1 by Ralph Torres, junior vice commander of the Leon Burson Post 395 American Legion for her patriotic spirit.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Valley Free Press

  2. Retired Easton fire chief, David "Brownie" Brown, dies

     David W. “Brownie” Brown, 77, a lifelong resident of Easton and a retired fire chief for the Easton Fire Department, died Friday, June 14 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Geraldine “Gerry” (Johnson) Brown for 53 years.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Hanson Town Crier

  3. Dallas Brownie Troops hold bridging ceremony

    Brownie Troop 32647, Dallas, recently held its bridging ceremony at the Dallas Elementary School. The troop bridged to the next level of Girl Scouts, Juniors. The troop consists of 17 scouts, most of whom have been together since their first year of Girl Scouts at the Daisy level. New Junior members, from left, first row, are Jessica Allen,...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Times Leader


  1. "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job," Bush said then to the man who was seen by many as the face of the clumsy and who eventually gave up his post amid the criticism.
    on Jan 12, 2006 By: President Bush Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Jeff Burton easily could have dumped me there in three and four, but I think our Vegas finish helped me out a little bit with that," Busch said. "I think I had some brownie points to use up."
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Kyle Busch Source:

  3. "It's a big-time kick, and I owe a lot to Brownie," Incognito said Wednesday. "That would have been a catastrophe, and I wouldn't have been able to handle it, especially with the work we've put in. I really don't like to think about what...
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Richie Incognito Source: Chicago Tribune

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