Brown vs Golden - What's the difference?

brown | golden |


As proper nouns the difference between brown and golden

is that brown is while golden is .

brown

English

(wikipedia brown)

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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
  • Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Having a brown colour.
  • (obsolete) Gloomy.
  • Antonyms

    * (having brown as its colour) nonbrown

    Descendants

    * American Sign Language:

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To become brown.
  • Fry the onions until they brown .
  • (cooking) To cook something until it becomes brown.
  • Brown the onions in a large frying pan.
  • To tan.
  • Light-skinned people tend to brown when exposed to the sun.
  • To make brown or dusky.
  • * Barlow
  • A trembling twilight o'er the welkin moves, / Browns the dim void and darkens deep the groves.
  • To give a bright brown colour to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coating of oxide on their surface.
  • (Ure)
  • To turn progressively more Hispanic or Latino, in the context of the population of a geographic region.
  • the browning of America

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from "brown") * brown adipose tissue * brown ale * brown bastard * brown bear * Brown Bess * Brown Betty * brown-bill * 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 * brown-bag * brown-bagger * browned off * brownfield * brownie * Brownie point * brownish * brownnose * brownout * brownprint * brownstone * embrown * golden brown * hash browns * meadow brown * nut-borwn * Vandyke brown

    See also

    * golding * 1000 English basic words ----

    golden

    English

    Alternative forms

    * goulden (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Made of, or relating to, gold.
  • She wore a golden crown.
  • Having a colour or other richness suggestive of gold.
  • Under a golden sun.
  • Marked by prosperity, creativity etc.
  • The Renaissance was a golden era.
    the Golden Horseshoe
  • Advantageous or very favourable.
  • This is a golden opportunity
  • Relating to a fiftieth anniversary.
  • It's not long until our golden wedding.

    Derived terms

    * golden age * golden-ager * golden Alexanders * golden anniversary * golden aster * golden balls * golden boot * golden boy * golden brown * golden calf * golden chain * golden club * golden contact * Golden Delicious * golden eagle * goldeneye * Golden Fleece * Golden Gate Bridge * golden girl * golden glow * golden goose * golden hamster * golden handcuffs * golden handshake * golden hello * Golden Horde * Golden Horn * Golden Horseshoe * golden jubilee * golden lion tamarin * golden mean * golden nematode * golden number * golden oldie * golden opinions * golden opportunity * golden oriole * golden parachute * golden perch * golden pheasant * golden plover * golden rectangle * golden retriever * golden rice * golden robin * goldenrod * golden rule * goldenseal * golden section * golden share * golden shiner * golden shower * golden staph * Golden State * golden syrup * golden ticket * golden triangle * golden wattle * golden wedding, golden wedding anniversary * golden years * silence is golden

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To become golden (in colour).
  • To make golden or like gold.
  • * 1994 , Marion H. Hedges, Iron City :
  • It goldened', as nothing else ' goldened , the commonplace countryside.