noun (plural brownies)
1A small square of rich chocolate cake, typically containing nuts.
- Like brownies, chocolate cake is loved by everyone.
- If you're making your own pound cake, brownies or angel food cake for the chocolate fondue, get baking.
- And the restaurant sells its own line of chocolate candies, brownies, and sumptuous dessert toppings from a retail counter up front.
2 (Brownie) A member of the junior branch of the Girl Scouts, for girls aged between about 6 and 8.
So named because of the color of the uniform
- Maybe it's like being a Girl Scout or a Brownie and some how or other, you fly up and make it into Manipura just in the nick of time and you're headed home free before you know it.
- When I was in elementary school in Colorado, I was a Brownie and then a Girl Scout until the age of 12 when we moved to Kansas.
- After serving as a Brownie and then a Guide with the Eastbrook Hall group in Bradford, she moved to St Stephen's at West Bowling where she became a Guide Lieutenant.
3A benevolent elf supposed to haunt houses and do housework secretly.
- It wasn't often that Murdoch truly appreciated a practical joke but Johnny's contention that they had a leprechaun or a brownie in the house was too good to pass up.
- Heathens also work with ‘hidden folk’ such as elves, brownies, dwarves and etins (giants and other not so pleasant folk).
- In England the hobgoblin was as helpful a sprite as the brownie and was also known as Robin Goodfellow or Puck.
Words that rhyme with browniebrowny, downy, townie
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