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brunet

[ broo-net ]SEE DEFINITION OF brunet

Synonyms for brunet

  • brunette
  • dusky
  • olive-skinned
  • swarthy
  • tanned
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The existence of this edition is doubted by Brunet, according to Vicaire.

Brunet as an "Inchruler," 26—his description of an Elzevir Cæsar, ib.

Elzevir Cæsar, Brunet's measurement of, 26—origin of its rarity, 66.

General Brunet will hardly be able to digest your hospitality, my Margot; but you may sleep.

Neither Brunet, nor Renouard, nor Qurard notice the edition of 1746.

He passed the flagman, going like a brunet typhoon ten days overdue.

The officer raised his voice for the benefit of the brunet assemblage.

Brunet was poisoned in 1673, and Philibert married the widow.

The first edition, according to Panzer and Brunet, of this work, was that of Paris.

Brunet had been all over the world and spoke all languages except English.

WORD ORIGIN

"dark-complexioned person," 1887, from French brunet, diminutive of brun "brown," which is from a Germanic source (see brown (adj.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRUNET

bistered

adjectivedark
  • bistred
  • brunet
  • dusky
  • yellowish-brown

dark

adjectiveshaded complexion, hair
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