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dun - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dun

Definition
(noun) horse of a dull brownish grey color
Definition
(noun) a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
Example Sentence
  • she wore dun

Definition
(verb) treat cruelly
Synonyms : bedevil , crucify , frustrate , rag , torment
Example Sentence
  • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

Definition
(verb) persistently ask for overdue payment
Example Sentence
  • The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone

Definition
(verb) cure by salting
Example Sentence
  • dun codfish

Definition
(verb) make a dun color
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(adj) of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color
Example Sentence
  • the dun and dreary prairie

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dun

Definition 5. When a creditor demands repayment, the debtor says, "I DUNNO".
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