earth tone

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of earth tone

: any of various rich colors containing some brown

earth-toned

play \ˈərth-ˌtōnd\ adjective

Examples of earth tone in a Sentence

  1. She wears a lot of earth tones.

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First Known Use of earth tone

1973


EARTH TONE Defined for English Language Learners

earth tone

noun

Definition of earth tone for English Language Learners

  • : a color that contains some brown


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