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Brown
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Brown as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Brown', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Brown a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Brown as an answer itself some 129 times.

Brown is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Wednesday, 24 November 2021 with the answer being TANNED, but the most popular answer for this clue is TAN.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Brown', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Brown' and give you a hint.

  • A university in Rhode Island
  • Make brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"
  • (of skin) deeply suntanned
  • Of a color similar to that of wood or earth
  • An orange of low brightness and saturation
  • Abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
  • Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
  • Fry in a pan until it changes color; "brown the meat in the pan"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ALE
A general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume

TAN
A light brown the color of topaz

4 Letters

ECRU
A very light brown

SEAR
Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"

5 Letters

BETTY

SAUTE
A dish of sauteed food

SEPIA
Rich brown pigment prepared from the ink of cuttlefishes

TOAST
Slices of bread that have been toasted

6 Letters

AUBURN
(of hair) colored a moderate reddish-brown; "auburn hair"

TANNED
(of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun; "a young bronzed Apollo"

7 Letters

BROWNED
(of skin) deeply suntanned

EMBROWN
Make brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"

8 Letters

BROWNISH
Of a color similar to that of wood or earth

SUNBURNT
Suffering from overexposure to direct sunlight

9 Letters

BROWNNESS
An orange of low brightness and saturation

DARKBROWN

JOHNBROWN
Abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)

SUNTANNED
(of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun; "a young bronzed Apollo"

11 Letters

ROBERTBROWN
Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)

14 Letters

CHOCOLATEBROWN

15 Letters

BROWNUNIVERSITY
A university in Rhode Island

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