bronzing

noun
bronz·​ing | \ ˈbrän-ziŋ How to pronounce bronzing (audio) \

Definition of bronzing

: a bronze coloring or discoloration (as of leaves)

Examples of bronzing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This bronzing foam is one of the best self tanners for deeper skin tones. Kasey Caminiti, Forbes, "11 Best Self Tanners That Will Have You Glowing All Year Long," 9 Mar. 2021 Liquid bronzers have a dewy finish and are blendable, unlike bronzing powders, for a more natural look that melts in with the rest of your makeup. Ana Sanchez, chicagotribune.com, "The best liquid bronzer," 2 Mar. 2021 First things first, bronzing and contouring the skin are not the same. Shammara Lawrence, Allure, "15 Bronzers That Look Stunning on Dark Skin," 12 Dec. 2020 Stay alert to bronzing and crinkling of the leaves and apply an insecticide as needed. Tom Maccubbin, orlandosentinel.com, "How to care for Knock Out roses," 29 Aug. 2020 This Star Bronzing Magic bronzing brush, ($38), can also score you the goods. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "You can get a free 6-piece Lancôme gift set right now—here's how," 4 Aug. 2020 Lethal bronzing, which experts say likely originated in Mexico, also is found in parts of Texas and throughout the Caribbean. Washington Post, "Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Lethal bronzing, which experts say likely originated in Mexico, also is found in parts of Texas and throughout the Caribbean. Terry Spencer, orlandosentinel.com, "Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Lethal bronzing, which experts say likely originated in Mexico, also is found in parts of Texas and throughout the Caribbean. Terry Spencer, sun-sentinel.com, "Florida’s iconic palms threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bronzing

1834, in the meaning defined above

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22 Mar 2021

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“Bronzing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronzing. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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