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tan1 US English

A yellowish-brown color

tan2 US English

Tangent

tan US Thesaurus

a tan waistcoat

Tan, Amy US English

(1952-), US writer. Her works include The Joy Luck Club (1989), The Kitchen God’s Wife (1991), The Bonesetter’s Daughter (2001), and Saving Fish from Drowning (2005). She also wrote children’s stories, such as The Moon Lady (1992) and Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (1994)

fan-tan US English

A Chinese gambling game in which players try to guess the remainder after the banker has divided a number of hidden objects into four groups

fake tan US English

An artificial suntan

spray tan US English

A beauty treatment in which the body is sprayed with a product containing chemicals that react with the skin to produce an artificial suntan

black and tan US English

A terrier of a breed with a black back and tan markings on face, flanks, and legs

tan someone's hide US English

Beat or flog someone

coltan US English

A dull metallic mineral composed of columbite and tantalite, and refined to produce tantalum

self-tanner US English

A lotion containing ingredients that react with the skin to produce an artificial suntan

self-tan in self-tanner US English

A lotion containing ingredients that react with the skin to produce an artificial suntan

suntan US English

A browning of skin caused by exposure to the sun

tan someone's hide in hide2 US English

Beat or flog someone

permatan US English

A year-round suntan, typically one produced by artificial means

spent tan in tan1 US English

Bark from which the tannin has been extracted, used for covering the ground for walking, riding, playgrounds, etc., and in gardening

black and tan coonhound in coonhound US English

A dog of an American breed, used to hunt raccoons. There are several breeds, including the black and tan coonhound and the bluetick coonhound