Neutral shade [Crossword Clue Answer]

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Neutral shade [Crossword Clue]

If “Neutral shade” is the clue you have encountered, here are all the possible solutions, along with their definitions:

  • TAN (3 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

Here are all the available definitions for each answer:



noun: tan; plural noun: tans; noun: tanbark; plural noun: tanbarks

  1. a yellowish-brown color.
  2. a brown or darkened shade of skin developed after exposure to the sun.
  3. bark of oak or other trees, bruised and used as a source of tannin for converting hides into leather.


verb: tan; 3rd person present: tans; past tense: tanned; past participle: tanned; gerund or present participle: tanning

  1. (of a person or their skin) become brown or darkened after exposure to the sun.
  2. convert (animal skin) into leather by soaking in a liquid containing tannic acid, or by the use of other chemicals.
  3. DATED INFORMAL beat (someone) repeatedly as a punishment.


adjective: tan

  1. of a yellowish-brown color.
  2. North American (of a person) having brown or darkened skin after exposure to the sun.

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