verb \ˈbränz\

Definition of BRONZE

transitive verb
:  to give the appearance of bronze to <a bronzed sculpture>; also :  tan 2
bronz·er noun

First Known Use of BRONZE


Rhymes with BRONZE


noun, often attributive

: a metal that is made by combining copper and tin

: something (such as a statue) that is made of bronze

: a yellowish-brown color

Full Definition of BRONZE

a :  an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements
b :  any of various copper-base alloys with little or no tin
:  a sculpture or artifact of bronze
:  a moderate yellowish brown
:  a bronze medal awarded as the third prize in a competition
bronzy \ˈbrän-zē\ adjective

Examples of BRONZE

  1. a statue cast in bronze
  2. a bronze of the president
  3. She won a bronze in skiing.

Origin of BRONZE

French, from Italian bronzo
First Known Use: 1739
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