1. [ noun ] (zoology) horse of a dull brownish gray color
Related terms: saddle_horse
2. [ adjective ] (color) of a dull grayish brown to brownish gray color

"the dun and dreary prairie"

Related terms: chromatic
3. [ verb ] (food) cure by salting

"dun codfish"

Related terms: cure cooking
4. [ verb ] persistently ask for overdue payment

"The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"

Related terms: demand
5. [ verb ] treat cruelly
Synonyms: crucify tantalize bedevil rag frustrate torment

"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

Related terms: annoy harass tease persecute hamstring madden tormentor frustration harassment badgering
6. [ verb ] (color) make a dun color
Related terms: darken
7. [ noun ] (color) a color varying around light grayish brown
Synonyms: fawn greyish_brown grayish_brown

"she wore a dun raincoat"

Related terms: light_brown
Similar spelling:   Dunn