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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (color)
a. brown
Me gusta el marrón y el azul para el cuarto del bebé.I like brown and blue for the baby's room.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Spain
a. mess
Me tuve que comer tu marrón.I had to deal with your mess.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (color)
a. brown
No te pongas zapatos marrones con pantalones negros.Don't wear brown shoes with black pants.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. brown
marrón clarolight brown, tan
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (color)
a. brown
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
¡qué marrón!what a pain!
me ha tocado a mí comerme el marrón de limpiar la casa tras la fiestaI got lumbered with having to clean the house after the party
pillar a alguien de marrónto catch somebody in the act
marrón glacémarron glacé
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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 (familiar); le pillaron de o en un marrón they caught him red-handed
comerse un marrón to own up
4 (policía) pig (muy_familiar); cop (familiar)
5 (Latinoamérica) (Hist) maroon
6 (And) (papillote) curlpaper
7 (Caribe) (café con leche) coffee with milk
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Phrases with "marrón"
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de color marrón
marrón claro
light brown
marrón oscuro
tengo el pelo marrón
I have brown hair
tengo el cabello marrón
I have brown hair
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