HyperDic: dun

English > 7 senses of the word dun:
NOUNanimaldunhorse of a dull / dull brownish grey color
attributedun, greyish brown, grayish brown, fawna color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
VERBemotiondun, torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, frustratetreat cruelly
communicationdunpersistently ask for overdue payment
changeduncure by salting
changedunmake a dun color / color
ADJECTIVEalldunof a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color
dun > pronunciation
Soundsdah'n
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dun: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color.
Example"the dun and dreary prairie"
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishpardo
Catalandun
English > dun: 7 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninghorse of a dull / dull brownish grey color.
Broadersaddle horse, riding horse, mountA lightweight horse kept for riding only
Spanishpardo
Verbsdunmake a dun color / color
English > dun: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color.
Example"she wore dun"
Synonymsgreyish brown, grayish brown, fawn
Broaderlight brownA brown that is light but unsaturated
Verbsdunmake a dun color / color
English > dun: 7 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningtreat cruelly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymstorment, rag, bedevil, crucify, frustrate
Narrowerhamstringmake ineffective or powerless
maddenDrive up the wall
persecute, oppressCause to suffer
tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguerannoy persistently
Broaderharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
Spanishatormentar, frustrar, martirizar, torturar
Catalanfrustrar, martiritzar, torturar, turmentar
English > dun: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpersistently ask for overdue payment.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"
Broaderdemandrequest urgently and forcefully
Spanishacuciar, apremiar al pago, apremiar, instar, urgir
Catalanacuitar, afeixugar, apressar, instar
English > dun: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningcure by salting.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"dun codfish"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
BroadercurePrepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve
Spanishsalar
English > dun: 7 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake a dun color / color.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdarkenmake dark or darker
Nounsdunhorse of a dull / dull brownish grey color
duna color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color

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