browning

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɹaʊ.nɪŋ/
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Noun[edit]

browning (plural brownings)

  1. The act or operation of giving a brown colour, as to gun barrels, cooked food, etc.
  2. Any of various preparations used to impart a brown colour to gravy, leather, etc.
  3. (masonry) A smooth coat of brown mortar, usually the second coat, and the preparation for the finishing coat of plaster.
  4. (Jamaican) A brown-skinned person.
    • 2017, “Peng Ting”, performed by Mackareo:
      One or two white gyal / Three or four lighties / Five or six darkies / Seven or eight brownings

Verb[edit]

browning

  1. present participle of brown