bistered
adjective see bister

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bistered — See bister. * * * …   Universalium

  • bistered — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of a complexion tending toward brown or black: black a vised, brunet, dark, dusky, swarthy. See COLORS …   English dictionary for students

  • bistered — bis·tered …   English syllables

  • bistered — adjective colored with or as if with bister • Syn: ↑bistred • Pertains to noun: ↑bister (for: ↑bistred), ↑bister …   Useful english dictionary

  • bister — bistered, adj. /bis teuhr/, n. bistre. * * * …   Universalium

  • bistred — adjective colored with or as if with bister • Syn: ↑bistered • Pertains to noun: ↑bister, ↑bister (for: ↑bistered) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bistred — istred adj. colored with or as if with bister. Syn: bistered. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bister — or bistre noun Etymology: French bistre Date: circa 1751 1. a yellowish brown to dark brown pigment used in art 2. a grayish to yellowish brown • bistered adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brunet — I brunet, brunette (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. dark, dark haired, dark complexioned; brown, swarthy. See darkness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. brunette, dark, dark complexioned, tawny, dusky, brown, tanned, swarthy, dark haired …   English dictionary for students

  • swarthy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. dark, swart, dusky; dark complexioned. See darkness, color. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. dark skinned, brown, dusky, tawny, dark hued, dark complexioned. See Synonym Study at dusky . III (Roget s 3… …   English dictionary for students

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