brownie

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noun brown·ie \ˈbrau̇-nē\

Definition of brownie

  1. 1 :  a legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night

  2. 2Brownie :  a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for girls typically in the second and third grades in school

  3. 3 :  a small square or rectangle of rich usually chocolate cake often containing nuts

Examples of brownie in a Sentence

  1. some people believe that brownies will clean your house if you leave them milk

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Origin and Etymology of brownie

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BROWNIE Defined for English Language Learners

brownie

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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

brownie

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noun brown·ie \ˈbrau̇-nē\

Definition of brownie for Students

  1. 1 :  a small square piece of chewy chocolate cake

  2. 2 cap :  a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for girls in the first through third grades in school

  3. 3 :  a cheerful elf believed to perform helpful services at night



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