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A political appointee with no apparent qualification for his job except that he's a friend of a powerful politicain.
Former FEMA director Michael Brown. Nicked "Brownie" by George W. Bush.
Term was was coined by New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on Sep. 26, 2005
by FederalQ2b September 26, 2005
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Scenester cookie-cutter girls, so named for their short brown or black hairdos and propensity for heavy eyeliner application. Never taller than 5'7", the typical brownie is usually around 5'4".

Other distinguishing characteristics include: bad DIY fashion, asymmetrical hair and shirts, 100-length cigarettes, misusing big words, being a hairstylist or shopgirl, and not being pretty when the makeup is washed off.

Brownies are most prevalent on the East Coast, but gravitate to urban centers and "scenes" such as L.A. and Chicago.
"He only dates brownies, I can never tell them apart."
by Tuesday September 09, 2004
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A variation of brown eye, i.e. an anus.
Did you hear about that porn version of I Am a Camera? It's called I Am a Brownie. I watched and Dorothy Parker's review for the original is appropriate: No Leica.
by fedallah December 28, 2011
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Young urban female, who is sweet and non-threatening. Has short, choppy dark hair and trendy clothes. Petite, not fat, and no visible scars or deformities of any kind. Usually possesses an art degree. Has an obvious, slightly juvenile subculture taste in books, films, and music.
There's no point in picking up girls at the Postal Service concert tonight. Unless, of course, you're interested in dating another brownie.
by jomc September 09, 2004
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A black person with down syndrome.
Usually seen with an afro, and with a face of a normal downie.
"Hey, that black kid has downs, What a brownie"
by Exalleration December 13, 2008
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referring to the people of india; a desi; 'brown' people
by mwahh August 31, 2003
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jason fourtune: lorrianna and iesha are brownies
myself: F*** You
by Iesh April 18, 2012
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