browned


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browned (off)

Sl. angry. I am really browned off at you! The boss really got browned—to say the least; he fired me!
See also: brown

browned

verb
See also: brown
References in classic literature ?
Exposure to the sun had browned a smooth and velvety skin to a shade which seemed to enhance rather than mar an altogether lovely picture of youthful femininity.
The skin was smooth and hairless, but browned by sun and wind, while under it heavy muscles were knotted like fat snakes.
As she raked together what was left of the hay, the young wife shook off the bits of hay that had fallen on her neck, and straightening the red kerchief that had dropped forward over her white brow, not browned like her face by the sun, she crept under the cart to tie up the load.
She took up the little, old, clumsy book with some curiosity; it had the corners turned down in many places, and some hand, now forever quiet, had made at certain passages strong pen-and-ink marks, long since browned by time.
You're pretty well browned by the sun, both of you,' said their entertainer.
Ideally, the meat should be browned in a skillet or saute pan, which allows more evaporation than does a deep stew pot.