be browned off

British informal old-fashioned
to be bored or slightly annoyed

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • browned off (with somebody) — ˌbrowned ˈoff (with sb/sth) idiom (BrE, informal) bored, unhappy and/or annoyed Syn: ↑fed up • By now the passengers were getting browned off with the delay …   Useful english dictionary

  • browned off (with something) — ˌbrowned ˈoff (with sb/sth) idiom (BrE, informal) bored, unhappy and/or annoyed Syn: ↑fed up • By now the passengers were getting browned off with the delay …   Useful english dictionary

  • browned off — To be tired of or fed up with …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • browned off — adjective greatly annoyed; out of patience had an exasperated look on his face felt exasperated beyond endurance • Syn: ↑exasperated, ↑cheesed off • Similar to: ↑displeased * * * adj bored …   Useful english dictionary

  • browned-off — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: browned from past participle of brown (III) slang : disgruntled, digusted : fed up * * * browned off «BROWND F, OF», adjective. Slang …   Useful english dictionary

  • browned off — ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you say that you are browned off, you mean that you are annoyed and depressed. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL] Far from being content with their lot, these graduates are pretty browned off. Syn: fed up …   English dictionary

  • browned off —    If you are browned off, you are bored, fed up or disheartened.     Tom is browned off with his job …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • browned off — adjective Annoyed, upset, angry, bored, fed up, disgusted Bob was browned off when he was passed over for promotion. Syn: cheesed off, peed off, pissed off …   Wiktionary

  • browned (off) — mod. angry. □ I am really browned off at you! □ The boss is browned to say the least …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • browned off — unhappy, a little bit angry, ticked off    Tran was browned off because we were late. She didn t like that …   English idioms

  • browned off — /braʊnd ˈɒf/ (say brownd of) adjective Colloquial bored; discontented; fed up. Also, (especially in attributive use), browned off …   Australian English dictionary


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