One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a brown tinge; slightly brown.‘a brownish coloured cat’‘where I live the soil is brownish red’
- ‘My hair was slightly lighter than my eyes, a softer brownish color, always tied back in a ponytail.’
- ‘Look for the brownish granulated sugar in specialty food stores.’
- ‘You may see a black or brownish black beetle, sometimes outlined with dull yellow, floating backwards to the surface.’
- ‘The brownish autumn color of a dying Georgia cotton field was the inspiration for Brownfield Copeland's naming.’
- ‘The French teacher was a middle-aged woman with short brownish hair.’
- ‘She looked at the wooden bucket and the lump of brownish soap.’
- ‘These are fish of variable coloration, with backs that may be brownish, bluish, or greenish.’
- ‘It sports bright lemon-yellow blossoms with brownish colored centers.’
- ‘The bulbs should not be shriveled, brownish, or dried out.’
- ‘What you're looking for are seeds that have mostly turned dark, or brownish.’
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