What does brunette mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brunet, brunetteadjective

    a person with dark (brown) hair

  2. brunet, brunetteadjective

    marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

    "a brunette beauty"


  1. brunettenoun

    A girl or woman with brown or black hair.

  2. brunettenoun

    A white brunette with dark eyes and a relatively dark or olive complexion.

  3. brunetteadjective

    Of a woman or girl, having brown or black hair.

  4. Etymology: brunette, feminine of brunet, brown

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brunetteadjective

    a girl or woman with a somewhat brown or dark complexion

  2. Brunetteadjective

    having a dark tint

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brunette

    brōōn-et′, n. a girl with a brown or dark complexion. [Fr. dim. of brun, brown.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Brunetteadjective

    Women of dark complexion. Why do nations chose to change the meaning of a word to suit themselves. Very Ignorent. Brun means brown skinned.

    Submitted by anthea.webster1 on March 4, 2022  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brunette in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brunette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of brunette in a Sentence

  1. Helen Baxendale:

    People are really stupid. They think you're serious and intelligent if you're a brunette with a pale complexion and a bit of hooked nose. If you're blonde and pretty, they don't give you that sort of part. It's short-sighted and stupid, but that's how it goes.

  2. Kara Ladd:

    I can’t wait! when else am I going to be able to rock a blond wig one day and a brunette one the next? Wigs are my armor. They help me power through the day.

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