Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dun

2 senses of dun

Sense 1
dun -- (horse of a dull brownish grey color)
       => saddle horse, riding horse, mount -- (a lightweight horse kept for riding only)

Sense 2
dun, greyish brown, grayish brown, fawn -- (a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color; "she wore dun")
       => light brown -- (a brown that is light but unsaturated)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dun

4 senses of dun

Sense 1
torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate -- (treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher")
       => harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke -- (annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers")

Sense 2
dun -- (persistently ask for overdue payment; "The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone")
       => demand -- (request urgently and forcefully; "The victim's family is demanding compensation"; "The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"; "She demanded to see the manager")

Sense 3
dun -- (cure by salting; "dun codfish")
       => cure -- (prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay")

Sense 4
dun -- (make a dun color)
       => darken -- (make dark or darker; "darken a room")

Antonyms of adj dun

1 sense of dun

Sense 1
dun -- (of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color; "the dun and dreary prairie")

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj dun

1 sense of dun

Sense 1
dun -- (of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color; "the dun and dreary prairie")
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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