Meaning of “brown bread” in the English Dictionary


"brown bread" in English

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brown breadnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌbraʊn ˈbred/ us /ˌbraʊn ˈbred/ mainly UK

Examples from literature

  • Moisten with mayonnaise and spread between wafer thin slices of white or brown bread. 
  • She bought a loaf of brown bread and five currant buns. 
  • She placed before me some brown bread and milk. 
  • Spread on slices of toasted brown bread and garnish with celery tips. 
  • There must be white bread for the masters, and brown bread for the servants. 

(Definition of “brown bread” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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