Green’s Dictionary of Slang

brown v.3

[brown n. (3a)]

1. (US) used in a number of semi-euph. excl. e.g. I’ll be browned! brown me! [synon. with buggered adj.1 / bugger me! under bugger v.1 ].

[US]C. McKay Home to Harlem 34: Well, I’ll be browned!
[US]C. McKay Banjo 33: But brown me ef I’m a telling-it-too-much kind a darky.

2. (orig. US, also do a brown) to perform anal intercourse, to sodomize.

[US]‘Old Gingerbread’ in Bawdy N.Y. State MS. n.p.: She asked me to brown her, I knew it was wrong, / But I couldn’t stop old ginger bread nine inches long.
[US] Transcript Foster Inq. in L.R. Murphy Perverts by Official Order (1989) 42: Zipf explained that by ‘brown’ he meant ‘pushing my prick in his ass’. [Ibid.] 48: ‘What proof have you got that I “browned” you?’ he demanded.
[US]Burgess Papers in K. White First Sexual Revolution (1993) 94: I have never told a girl that I have browned or have been frenched. She would think that I was queer.
[US]‘J.M. Hall’ Anecdota Americana II 6: ‘Where did you get that simply devine [sic] new overcoat?’ ‘Browning King’s, dear.’ ‘I didn’t ask you how, I asked you where.’.
[UK]God Ship Venus in Bold (1979) 102: We browned and browned that faithful hound / From Calais ’cross to Dover.
[US]G. Legman ‘Lang. of Homosexuality’ Appendix VII in Henry Sex Variants.
[US]D. Vining A Gay Diary (1996) 19 July 486: He admitted that what he likes is browning and being browned.
[Aus]‘Alice Blue Gown’ in Mess Songs & Rhymes of the RAAF 14: ’Twas the first time I ever was browned.
[US]‘Swasarnt Nerf’ et al. Gay Girl’s Guide 4: brown: To have anal intercourse, with reference to active partner. [Ibid.] 31: One of the them manages at the same time to ‘brown’ and ‘blow’ the other one.
[US]Guild Dict. Homosexual Terms 5: brown (v.): To pedicate.[...] To be browned is to participate in anal coitus as the receptor (passive).
[US]San Diego Sailor 36: I didn’t think he’d done much browning before with a thing that size.
[US]B. Rodgers Queens’ Vernacular 88: anal intercourse [...] do a brown (dated, ’20s).
[Aus](con. 1940s–60s) Hogbotel & ffuckes ‘Alice Blue Gown’ in Snatches and Lays 15: In my sweet little Alice blue gown, / ’Twas the first time I ever was browned.
[UK]G.F. Newman A Prisoner’s Tale 50: Most in here let you brown ’em for a bit.
[US](con. 1940s) C. Bram Hold Tight (1990) 96: I’d brown a dead mule before I let you lay one cracker hand on my black butt.
[Ire]R. Doyle Commitments 79: Did he brown yeh, Jimmy? Outspan asked. – No. he just ran his fingers through me curly fellas.
[US]R.O. Scott Gay Sl. Dict. [Internet] anal intercourse: [...] Syn: do a brown.
[US](con. 1964–8) J. Ellroy Cold Six Thousand 469: I found a snapshot of Rock Hudson browning a Filipino jockey.
[US](con. 1960s) J. Ellroy Blood’s a Rover 26: Got a fruit gig for you. They guy likes to brown well-hung Filipinos.

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