brownish brownish  /b ˈraʊ nɪʃ/


  • (adj) of a color similar to that of wood or earth


  1. Well, the brownish green scum usually isn't too picky about what company it keeps, but in this case it would rather not be mentioned in the same breath as Rove.
  2. Cruder preparations have a brownish tint and are heavier; these spores tend to clump together and drop to the ground, making them less effective terror weapons.
  3. But aficionados travel from across the country to partake of the brownish waters, whose minerals are said to ease arthritis and other ailments.


  1. Business partners no more, but barbecue stars on TV

    Glenn Gross and Ed Willis had been searching for an avenue to dive into the barbecue business when a "brownish-orange-colored, barn-looking building" along South Delsea Drive in Vineland, N.J., kept catching their eye.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Have questions about your trees?

    AMES, Iowa — Why is the ash tree in the front yard dropping leaves? What are those brownish, orange things in the cedar tree out back? Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about trees; to have additional questions answered contact Hortline at or 515-294-3108.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Muscatine Journal


  1. In a recent interview, studio head Peter Molyneux said to possibly prepare for the game "maybe when the leaves have a slight brownish tinge - but are still on the trees."
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: Peter Molyneux Source: Xbox Circle

  2. "I got some good news today. It's a little better. If I can play, I'm gonna play; that's just the way it is," said Gomez, who happily described his ribs as bruised. "It's like a .bluish-brownish color with a little mixture of purple involved...
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Scott Gomez Source: Newsday

  3. "It seemed to contain chunks of some sort of appalling turgid brownish oozing cake," Ms. Abu-Jaber said.
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Diana Abu-Jaber Source: New York Times

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