Meaning of “brown, green, etc. is the new black” in the English Dictionary

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"brown, green, etc. is the new black" in British English

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brown, green, etc. is the new black

used to say that something is the most popular or fashionable colour or thing at the moment:

Designers say that brown is the new black.

(Definition of “brown, green, etc. is the new black” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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