brunet


1bru·net

noun \brü-ˈnet\

Definition of BRUNET

:  a person having brown or black hair and often a relatively dark complexion —spelled brunet when used of a boy or man and usually brunette when used of a girl or woman

Variants of BRUNET

bru·net or bru·nette \brü-ˈnet\

First Known Use of BRUNET

circa 1539

2brunet

adjective

Definition of BRUNET

:  of a dark brown or black color <brunet hair>; also :  having brunet hair <a brunet woman> —spelled brunet when used of a boy or man and usually brunette when used of a girl or woman

Variants of BRUNET

brunet or brunette

Examples of BRUNET

  1. <a brunette woman who favored dark red lipstick>

Origin of BRUNET

French brunet, masculine, brunette, feminine, brownish, from Old French, from brun brown, from Medieval Latin brunus, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brūn brown
First Known Use: 1709

Related to BRUNET

Synonyms
black, dark (or brunette), swart, swarthy
Antonyms
light

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