Meaning: of a light yellowish-brown color
meaning of the word
tan, suntan, sunburn, burn
Meaning: a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
Meaning: a light brown the color of topaz
I wore my nile-green silk, which I am afraid showed off my splendid coat of tan only too well.
Bright among withdrawn blessings now appeared to him the ghosts of pot roasts and the salad with tan polish dressing.
His skin was dark--not too dark--just a good healthy out-door tan: his brows level and heavy, his gaze candour itself.
A bed of straw and old rags was made for me in a big trough called the tan trough (a trough having been used for tanning purposes).
The boy's dress was rich and expensive, even to his fine silk stockings and tan shoes; but the umbrella looked old and disreputable.
Into the room there sprang a beautiful little King Charles spaniel, white, with tan spots, and ears of the longest, softest, and silkiest.
Mrs. Gould, raising her eyes to her husband's thin, red and tan face, could not detect the slightest quiver of a feature at what he must have heard said of his patriotism.
She glanced about the rusty office--gaunt stove, shelves of tan law-books, desk-chair filled with newspapers so long sat upon that they were in holes and smudged to grayness.
The captain turned the colour of brick dust under his tan, and forwarded the letter, after adding a few comments, per ranger Private Bill Adamson, to ranger Lieutenant Sandridge, camped at a water hole on the Nueces with a squad of five men in preservation of law and order.