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  Definition of Dun
  1. horse of a dull brownish gray color
  2. a color varying around light grayish brown; "she wore a dun raincoat"
  3. make a dun color
  4. cure by salting; "dun codfish"
  5. persistently ask for overdue payment; "The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"
  6. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
  7. of a dull grayish brown to brownish gray color; "the dun and dreary prairie"
Similar Words: grayish brown, greyish brown, fawn, torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, frustrate

 

Hyponyms: madden, hamstring, tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer, persecute, oppress

 

Derivational Morphology: grayish brown, greyish brown, fawn, frustration, crucifixion, excruciation, badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment, harassment, tormentor, tormenter, persecutor

 

 
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