Dun - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʌn|  American pronunciation of the word dun
Brit.  |dʌn|  British pronunciation of the word dun

noun

- horse of a dull brownish grey color
- a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color(syn: fawn)

verb

- treat cruelly (syn: bedevil, crucify, frustrate, rag, torment)
- persistently ask for overdue payment
- cure by salting
- make a dun color

adjective

- of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color

Examples

The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: dun
he/she/it: duns
present participle: dunning
past tense: dunned
past participle: dunned
adjective
comparative: dunner
superlative: dunnest
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