Definition of brownie
1 : a legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night
2Brownie : a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for girls typically in the second and third grades in school
3 : a small square or rectangle of rich usually chocolate cake often containing nuts
Examples of brownie in a Sentence
some people believe that brownies will clean your house if you leave them milk
Recent Examples of brownie from the Web
For those not in the know, Polar Pizza involves a double fudge brownie crust and mint chocolate chip ice cream topped with Oreo cookie pieces.
Rice Krispy treats, a brownie and possibly a slice of cake, reports The Santa Rosa Press Democrat.
Red velvet has become a cultural staple as of late, with red velvet cupcakes and red velvet cheesecake brownies popping up on menus everywhere.
Pizza, burgers, and something sweet like a brownie.
It’s filled with display versions of cakes, cupcakes, scones, brownies and more.
Around the fountain, the Heritage Dancers will be selling cotton candy, popcorn and cookies, while the Poway Woman’s Club will be selling root beer floats, sundaes, pie and brownies a la mode.
Mini-skillets big enough to cook only one egg or a personal brownie are particularly popular, said Megan Behrbaum, a company spokeswoman.
Grease a brownie tin and press the dough into the bottom of the pan.
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Origin and Etymology of brownie
First Known Use: circa 1500See Words from the same year
BROWNIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brownie for English Language Learners
Brownie : a member of an organization of Girl Scouts or Girl Guides for girls ages 7 through 10
: a short, square piece of rich, chocolate cake that often contains nuts
BROWNIE Defined for Kids
Definition of brownie for Students
1 : a small square piece of chewy chocolate cake
2 cap : a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for girls in the first through third grades in school
3 : a cheerful elf believed to perform helpful services at night
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