adjective, tawnier, tawniest.
of a dark yellowish or dull yellowish-brown color.
a shade of brown tinged with yellow; dull yellowish brown.
a light brown to brownish-orange colour
(as adjective): tawny port
- Tawny owl
noun 1. a European owl, Strix aluco, having a reddish-brown or grey plumage, black eyes, and a round head Also called brown owl, wood owl noun 1. a name (no longer in official use) for an assistant Brownie Guider
- Tawny pipit
noun 1. a small sandy-brown European bird, Anthus campestris, of the wagtail family; an irregular migrant to some parts of Britain
noun, Scot. 1. a foolish or thoughtless young person.
noun, plural taws. Chiefly Scot. 1. a whip or leather thong used to drive a spinning top. 2. a leather whip having its tip divided into smaller strips, used to punish schoolchildren. noun 1. a choice or fancy marble used as a shooter. 2. a game in which marbles are arranged in the center of […]