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brown off

slang To cause one to become angry. A noun or pronoun can be used between "brown" and "off." Primarily heard in UK. Her selfish behavior really browns me off!
See also: brown, off
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brown someone off

Sl. to make someone angry. (See also browned (off).) You really brown me off!
See also: brown, off
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

brown off

v. Chiefly British Slang
To anger or irritate someone: The nasty way that store clerk treated us really browned me off. By the time the traffic jam cleared up, we were pretty browned off.
See also: brown, off
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

brown someone off

tv. to make someone angry. (see also browned (off).) I’m afraid I’m going to brown off everyone but here goes anyway.
See also: brown, off, someone
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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