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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bronze.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Colored by bronzing; of a bronze color; tanned.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun


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  • She was tall and statuesque, copper hair her crown, skin bronzed by the Arizona sun.

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  • Lots of beach-lounging, which has left my skin bronzed and my hair tri-colored, and lots of bar and casino-hopping, and lots and lots of eating.

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  • The original eye shadow trio that I received was called bronzed bombshell.

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  • Conan is a white guy with blue eyes who has been "bronzed" by the sun.

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  • They are big and scary and kind of bronzed, which pisses me off because I always wanted to be one of those people who tanned easily but instead am pasty or pink depending on the season and dammit, why do those all-powerful goddess labyrinth guardians have it so easy when they probably spend their entire lives down here in the dark where no one will even see them?

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  • In Dark Horse, the operative always gets the girl, and she is invariably "bronzed," with swaying hips and tight designer clothes.

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  • 'bronzed' became the fashion and the preferred complexion for women.

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  • Whether it was his disastrous first confession, the use of his hobby telescope to take in the bronzed Mrs. Selahowski sunbathing next door, the purloined swigs of sacramental wine, or, as he got older, the fumbled attempts to sneak contraband past his father and score with girls beneath his mother's vigilant radar, John was figuring out that the faith and fervor that came so effortlessly to his parents somehow had eluded him.

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  • A season can exhaust you like a turgid novel: players dazzle and slump; managers get bronzed or sacked; spring brilliance shrivels in the summer heat.

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  • Christine was already at the club, her bronzed arms and legs stretched out on a canary-colored deck chair by the pool.

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  • Spring breakfast, bluebells on sun-dappled gingham. A blue-hooped jug of cream, bronzed toast, Frank Cooper's. Smoke aromatic crepitating rashers.

    - Peter Reading, C, 1984

    July 4, 2008