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Otis says he was wearing a tan jacket similar to one described by witnesses.

Little ricochets of dust kicked into the face of a tall man in a tan shalwar kameez and prayer cap.

Judging by the pictures of President Truong Tan Sang and Obama, Vietnam is showing some affection back.

During the season, he regularly takes a dugout seat where he can work on his tan.

The philosopher once complained about young men whose desire for learning resembled their desire for a sun tan.

She wore soiled Burberry, high-legged tan boots, and a peaked cap of distinctly military appearance.

The corporal, rather chalky-looking under his tan, stepped forward and laid a hand on MacRae's shoulder.

Woollen rags are mixed with cotton which has no manurial value, and the skin refuse from tan-works contains much lime.

I recognized the reddish tan that comes from facing a hot wind on the top of a moving boxcar.

He was as well groomed as usual, but he was unmistakably pale beneath his new coat of tan.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tan, such as: beige, brownish, drab, khaki, biscuit, and bronze.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.