marrón


marrón
adj.
brown, chestnut.
* * *
marrón
adjetivo
1 brown
nombre masculino
1 (color) brown
2 argot (condena) sentence
3 argot (fastidio) pain, drag
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FRASEOLOGÍA
comerse un marrón argot to own up
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noun m. adj.
brown
* * *
1.
ADJ brown
2. SM
1) (=color) brown
2) (Culin)

marrón glacé — marron glacé

3) ** (=acusación) charge; (=condena) sentence; (=situación comprometida) mess

le dieron cinco años de marrón — they gave him five years' bird *

le pillaron de o en un marrón — they caught him red-handed

4) ** (=policía) pig **, cop *
5) LAm ( Hist) maroon
6) And (=papillote) curlpaper
7) Caribe (=café con leche) coffee with milk
* * *
I
adjetivo brown

zapatos marrón oscuro — dark brown shoes

II
masculino
1) (color) brown
2) (Col) (rulo) roller, curler
* * *
= brown [browner -comp., brownest -sup.].
Ex. Actually, they are sheets of paper coated with aniline dye which is commonly dark blue or purple, although rainbow packs are obtainable which include red, blue, green, yellow, brown and black.
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* marrón café = coffee-brown.
* marrón oscuro = dark brown.
* marrón óxido = rust brown, rusty brown.
* marrón rojizo = reddish-brown.
* ponerse marrón = turn + brown.
* volverse marrón = turn + brown.
* * *
I
adjetivo brown

zapatos marrón oscuro — dark brown shoes

II
masculino
1) (color) brown
2) (Col) (rulo) roller, curler
* * *
= brown [browner -comp., brownest -sup.].

Ex: Actually, they are sheets of paper coated with aniline dye which is commonly dark blue or purple, although rainbow packs are obtainable which include red, blue, green, yellow, brown and black.

* marrón café = coffee-brown.
* marrón oscuro = dark brown.
* marrón óxido = rust brown, rusty brown.
* marrón rojizo = reddish-brown.
* ponerse marrón = turn + brown.
* volverse marrón = turn + brown.

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marrón1
adjective
[Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ]
1 ‹color/ojos/zapatos› brown
2 (modificado por otro adj: inv) brown
marrón oscuro dark brown
marrón2
masculine
A [Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] (color) brown
Compuesto:
marrón glacé
marron glacé
B (Col) (rulo) roller, curler
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marrón adjetivo / noun masculine
brown;
zapatos marrón oscuro dark brown shoes

marrón
I adj (color) brown
II sustantivo masculino
1 (color) brown
2 fam (tarea desagradable) drag, pain 3 marrón glacé, marron glacé
♦ Locuciones: familiar comerse un marrón, to grin and bear it
pillar a alguien de marrón, to catch sb redhanded

'marrón' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
café
English:
brown
- curler
- fleck
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marrón
adj
brown;
marrón claro light brown, tan
nm
1. [color] brown;
el marrón es mi color favorito brown is my favourite colour
2. marrón glacé marron glacé
3. RP [mazo] large club [for killing animals]
4. Ven Fam [café] = coffee with a dash of milk
5. Esp Fam [situación desagradable]
¡qué marrón! what a pain!;
me cayó el marrón de acompañar a mi madre I was the one who got stuck with having to go with my mother;
el profesor nos metió un marrón we got done by the teacher;
Comp
comerse el marrón: me ha tocado a mí comerme el marrón de limpiar la casa tras la fiesta I got lumbered with having to clean the house after the party;
Comp
pillar a alguien de marrón to catch sb in the act
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marrón
m/adj brown;
comerse un marrón fam own up;
meterse en un marrón fam get in a fix fam
* * *
marrón adj & nm, pl marrones castaño: brown
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marrón adj n brown

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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