As nouns the difference between brown and flatter
is that brown
is a colour like that of chocolate or coffee while flatter
is a type of set tool used by blacksmiths.
As adjectives the difference between brown and flatter
is that brown
is having a brown colour while flatter
As verbs the difference between brown and flatter
is that brown
is to become brown while flatter
is to compliment someone, often insincerely and sometimes to win favour.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A colour like that of chocolate or coffee.
- The browns and greens in this painting give it a nice woodsy feel.
(snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 4 points.
Black tar heroin.
(sometimes capitalised) A person of Middle Eastern, Latino or South Asian descent; a brown-skinned person; someone of mulatto or biracial appearance
Having a brown colour.
* (having brown as its colour) nonbrown
* American Sign Language:
To become brown.
(cooking) To cook something until it becomes brown.
- Fry the onions until they brown .
- Brown the onions in a large frying pan.
To make brown or dusky.
- Light-skinned people tend to brown when exposed to the sun.
To give a bright brown colour to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coating of oxide on their surface.
- A trembling twilight o'er the welkin moves, / Browns the dim void and darkens deep the groves.
To turn progressively more Hispanic or Latino, in the context of the population of a geographic region.
- the browning of America
(terms derived from "brown")
* brown adipose tissue
* brown ale
* brown bastard
* brown bear
* Brown Bess
* Brown Betty
* brown bread
* brown coal
* brown dwarf
* brown earth
* brown falcon
* brown fat
* brown goods
* brown hawk
* brown lacewing
* brown lung
* brown mustard
* brown note
* brown paper
* brown patch
* brown rat
* brown rice
* brown rot
* brown sauce
* Brown Shirt
* brown sugar
* Brown Swiss
* brown thrasher
* brown trout
* browned off
* Brownie point
* golden brown
* hash browns
* meadow brown
* Vandyke brown
A type of set tool used by blacksmiths.
A flat-faced fulling hammer.
A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips such as watch springs.
Someone who flattens, purposely or accidently. Also flattener.
(British, NZ, slang) Someone who lives in a rented flat.
From (etyl) flatteren, . More at (l).
) (transitive'' and ''intransitive
to compliment someone, often insincerely and sometimes to win favour
* Bible, Proverbs xxix. 5
- A man that flattereth his neighbour, spreadeth a net for his feet.
to enhance someone's vanity by praising them
to portray something to advantage.
- Others he flattered by asking their advice.
to convey notions of the facts that are believed to be favorable to the hearer without certainty of the truthfulness of the notions conveyed.
- Her portrait flatters her.