from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of the color of a fawn; light yellowish brown.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a light yellowish-brown color.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the color of a fawn
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It took him only moments to strip off his torn, dirty clothing and put on new fawn-colored breeches that hugged his thighs, a white shirt with a cravat that tied about his neck, and a long vest of dark green.
Less than three miles up the coast I canter across a fawn-colored meadow, flushing hawks to flight.
Skirt and trousers were of fawn-colored silk corduroy.
Again Graham visioned the white round of knee pressed into the round muscles of the swimming Mountain Lad, as he noted the firm knee-grip on her pigskin English saddle, quite new and fawn-colored to match costume and horse.
The sight of her, in her fawn-colored silk corduroy, tormented him with a rush of visions of that form of hers — swimming
She looked suddenly small and bewildered among the detritus of her new life, the fawn-colored jewel case on the dressing table, the silk robe thrown across the bed, and Ifemelu felt frightened for her.
Today however he thought about the piece of deer and the little mushroom caps of bone that seemed to sprout from the branch of fawn-colored hair.
John F. Kennedy and others; two fawn-colored cotton-rayon sofas; two elegant midnight-blue lamps by Christopher Spitzmiller; and an extremely contemporary mica coffee table from Roman Thomas, a New York furnituremaker.
A satellite image from Google Earth shows the Middle Belt as a gray-green strip between the equator and the 10th parallel, dividing the fawn-colored dry land from the vibrant sub-Saharan jungle canopy.
She was fawn-colored with a nip of white above a back hoof so fresh from its long bath it was perfectly clean and soft, the bottom still rough, like a brand-new shoe with a crepe rubber sole.