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I replaced someone on 'Days of our Lives' once, and the fans hated me. She was a redhead, I was a brunette: they went nuts. Even at fan events, they were rude to me.
Shelley Hennig

Meaning of "brunette" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BRUNETTE

From French, feminine of brunet dark, brownish, from brun brown, of Germanic origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BRUNETTE

brunette  [bruːˈnɛt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRUNETTE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Brunette can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BRUNETTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

brunette

Brown hair

Brown hair is the second most common human hair color, after black hair. It varies from light brown to almost black hair. It is characterized by higher levels of the dark pigment eumelanin and lower levels of the pale pigment pheomelanin. Its strands are thicker than those of fair hair but not as much as those of red hair. People with brown or black hair are often referred to as brunette, which in French is the feminine form of brunet, which is the diminutive of brun. Brown hair is common among populations in Western world, especially among those from Central Europe, Southern Europe, United States and also some populations in Greater Middle East where it transitions smoothly into black hair. Brown hair is common among Australian Aborigines and Melanesians.

Definition of brunette in the English dictionary

The definition of brunette in the dictionary is a girl or woman with dark brown hair. Other definition of brunette is dark brown.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRUNETTE


bassinet
ˌbæsɪˈnɛt
benet
bɪˈnɛt
brunet
bruːˈnɛt
Burnett
bɜːˈnɛt
clarinet
ˌklærɪˈnɛt
Compton-Burnett
ˈkɒmptənbɜːˈnɛt
cornett
kɔːˈnɛt
cunette
kuːˈnɛt
denet
diːˈnɛt
dinette
daɪˈnɛt
jeanette
dʒæˈnɛt
Kabinett
ˌkæbɪˈnɛt
kitchenette
ˌkɪtʃɪˈnɛt
luncheonette
ˌlʌntʃəˈnɛt
lunette
luːˈnɛt
maisonette
ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt
marionette
ˌmærɪəˈnɛt
martinet
ˌmɑːtɪˈnɛt
minette
mɪˈnɛt
nonet
nɒˈnɛt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRUNETTE

brumous
brunch
bruncher
Brundisium
Brunei
Brunel
Brunelleschi
brunet
Brunhild
brunizem
Bruno
Brunswick
brunt
Brusa
bruschetta
brush
brush aside
brush border
brush discharge

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRUNETTE

Antoinette
balconette
chansonette
etiquette
genette
kitchen-dinette
lorgnette
maisonnette
Marie Antoinette
midinette
mignonette
pianette
reinette
satinette
serinette
sermonette
stockinette
tonette
vignette
wagonette
Wynette

Synonyms and antonyms of brunette in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «brunette» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRUNETTE

Find out the translation of brunette to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of brunette from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «brunette» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

布鲁内特
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

morena
570 millions of speakers

English

brunette
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

श्यामला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

امرأة سمراء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

брюнетка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

morena
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শ্যামাঙ্গিনী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

brunette
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Si rambut coklat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Brünette
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ブルネット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

갈색 머리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Brunette
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

brunette
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அழகி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

श्वेतक्रिया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

esmer
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

brunetta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

brunetka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

брюнетка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bruneta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μελαχρινή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

donkerkop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brunett
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brunette
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of brunette

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUNETTE»

The term «brunette» is very widely used and occupies the 4.250 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUNETTE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about brunette

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10 QUOTES WITH «BRUNETTE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word brunette.
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Loni Anderson
As a brunette, I had previously been this serious actress. Then I became a blonde and got to play a completely different, comic role.
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Selma Blair
I'm flatchested, I'm short, I'm brunette, I have droopy eyes, and so people have a hard time casting me as a 'beauty.'
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Alafair Burke
There are writers out there who say they're writing a second series, and then you pick it up and it feels exactly the same, only the lead character is blonde instead of brunette.
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Tia Carrere
When I first met my agent, I said, If something comes up and it fits my age range and personality, I would like you to send me up for it, even if it specifies blonde or brunette.
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Kelly Clarkson
People keep asking me if I am having more fun, being blonde, but I always have fun! Whether I'm blonde, redhead, or brunette! I always have fun.
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Shelley Hennig
I replaced someone on 'Days of our Lives' once, and the fans hated me. She was a redhead, I was a brunette: they went nuts. Even at fan events, they were rude to me.
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Matthew Lillard
Charlie Brown's good. I always had a little crush on that Lucy. I thought she was kind of a hot little brunette.
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Kara Lindsay
I loved Belle in 'Beauty and the Beast.' I just wanted to be her. I'm a brunette, so I think I kind of cling to all those princesses that have brown hair. I just wanted to be them.
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Jamie Luner
You can sleep with a blonde, you can sleep with a brunette, but you'll never get any sleep with a redhead!
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Katharine McPhee
I feel like I'll always be a brunette, that's just who I am, but I love that I can switch it up and be whatever I want to be.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRUNETTE»

Discover the use of brunette in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to brunette and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Roberto Rossellini
"This is the first serious American book about my father . . . and a missing piece in the history of film for American film-lovers."--Isabella Rossellini
Peter Brunette, 1987
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Michael Haneke
In this book, Peter Brunette analyzes the theatrical releases of Austrian film director Michael Haneke, including The White Ribbon, winner of the 2009 Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
Peter Brunette, 2010
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Wong Kar-wai
Exploring Wong Kar-wai's groundbreaking use of sound and visual technique to create a new form of cinema
Peter Brunette, Kar-wai Wong, 2005
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Brunette Ambition
Supplemented with never-before-seen photos and revealing anecdotes, it’s the book Lea wishes she’d had in her teens and early twenties: A practical and inspirational guide to harnessing tenacity and passion and living the fullest life, ...
Lea Michele, 2014
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The Films of Michelangelo Antonioni
An analysis of the life and work of the Italian director, Michelangelo Antonioni.
Peter Brunette, 1998
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Titanium in Medicine: Material Science, Surface Science, ...
This comprehensive book provides state-of-the-art scientific and technical information in a clear format and consistent structure making it suitable for formal course work or self-instruction.
Donald Maxwell Brunette, 2001
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The Doomsday Brunette
The hilarious sequel to The plutonium Blonde. In the year 2057, the last freelance private investigator, partnered with an experimental A.I. named Harv, solves cases involving androids, future tech wizards, and all sorts of mayhem...
John Zakour, Lawrence Ganem, 2004
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Martin Scorsese: Interviews
With David Wills he co-authored Screen/Play: Derrida and Film Theory. Collected interviews with the man who has been called the greatest living American film director
Peter Brunette, 1999
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Blonde and Brunette: Or the Gothamite Arcady ...
Or the Gothamite Arcady ... Charles Burdett. great elegance, with large sleeves and cuffs, and rich flowing lace collar and sleeves, (McAboy himself designed the jacket or corsage,) in which, since she had been persuaded out of her objection ...
Charles Burdett, 1858
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The Case of the Borrowed Brunette
Perry Mason's keen eye for the ladies gets him an earful of intriguing information from pretty women applying for a very odd job.
Erle Stanley Gardner, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRUNETTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term brunette is used in the context of the following news items.
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Scott Disick Caught Getting Cozy With Another Brunette In Drug …
He was caught cuddling up to another brunette woman on June 14, while partying with her in a drug-filled room, according to a new report. «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»
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Blake Lively treated better brunette
Blake Lively finds people treat her differently when she changes her hair colour, and she gets more ''respect'' when brunette. «TV3.ie, Jul 15»
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Scott Disick pictured cosying up to pretty brunette in Monaco amid …
The reality star, 32, was snapped cosying up to a pretty brunette - thought to be stylist Chloe Bartoli - on Monte Carlo beach, shortly after ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Scott Disick gets punched in the face by a brunette beauty for web …
Scott Disick was pictured in Los Angeles late last month getting punched in the face by an attractive brunette. But thankfully, it was all for show ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Brunette-Algonquin city's hot spot for crashes
TIMMINS - Motorists may want to avoid the intersection of Algonquin Boulevard and Brunette Road between the hours of 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. this ... «Timmins Press, Jul 15»
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5 Natural Hacks to Lighten Brunette Hair
If you're also brunette (and bored!), I suggest you do the same — plus, these DIYs make for a superb Pinterest board. While you might not get to ... «POPSUGAR UK, Jul 15»
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Optical illusion paints a brunette woman on a blank canvas by …
Forget the dress, it's the white and blue face that's about to break the internet. An optical illusion has surfaced online in which readers are ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
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Karrueche Tran Hair Evolution: From Brunette Bob To White Blonde …
Karrueche Tran made a statement on the red carpet at the BET Awards last night, debuting her new white blonde hair and showing off her ... «Fashion & Style, Jun 15»
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ALL the brunette hair inspo you'll ever need
ALL the brunette hair inspo you'll ever need ... Olivia Palermo is at the lighter end of the brunette spectrum, and her caramelised, hazelnut hair ... «Cosmopolitan, Jun 15»
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Louis Tomlinson got "flirty" with a mystery brunette at Glastonbury
Louis Tomlinson got "flirty" with a mystery brunette at Glastonbury. The 23-year-old One Direction star enjoyed his first time at the Worthy Farm ... «NZCity, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Brunette [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/brunette>. Jan 2021 ».
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