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Noun: dun  dún
  1. Horse of a dull brownish grey colour
     
  2. A colour or pigment varying around a light grey-brown colour
    "she wore dun";
    - greyish brown [Brit, Cdn], grayish brown [US], fawn
Adjective: dun (dunner,dunnest)  dún
  1. Of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey colour
    "the dun and dreary prairie"
Verb: dun (dunned,dunning)  dún
  1. Harass persistently in cruel or annoying way
    "The children dunned the stuttering teacher";
    - torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, frustrate
     
  2. Persistently ask for overdue payment
    "The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"
     
  3. (cooking) cure by salting
    "dun codfish"
     
  4. Make a dun colour

Sounds like: donn, Donn

Derived forms: duns, dunning, dunnest, dunner, dunned

See also: chromatic

Type of: beset, chevvy [non-standard], chevy, chivvy, chivy, cure, darken, demand, harass, harry, hassle, light brown, molest, mount, plague, provoke, riding horse, saddle horse

Encyclopedia: Dun, Iran