Adjective "brownish yellow" definition and examples



1. a dark tertiary color with a yellowish or reddish hue.

2. Offensive. a person whose skin has a light- or dark-brown pigmentation.

adjective, browner, brownest.

3. of the color brown.

4. (of animals) having skin, fur, hair, or feathers of that color.

5. sunburned or tanned.

6. Often Offensive. (of human beings) having the skin naturally pigmented a brown color.

verb (used with or without object)

7. to make or become brown.

8. to fry, sauté, or scorch slightly in cooking: t