Enter Mike Bloomberg: tanned, rested, $16 billion flush, term limited—and bored.
Black plastic sunglasses rest atop his buzzed hair, above a tanned face with sharp features.
I still remember those white-satin suits with shirts unbuttoned down to tanned navels.
For example, I love the Mediterranean and I love the smooth, tanned skin of women on the Mediterranean.
He strode quickly into a room, tanned and fit, offered a firm mogul handshake like a man decades younger.
Think where that steer was raised, and where the leather was tanned.
The tear fell on his tanned cheek, and he looked away and coughed.
And the long upper lip came down over the lower, giving an expression of obstinate resolve to the hard, tanned face.
Then Quantrell smiled and the confidence returned to his tanned face.
I did not keep any of the hides because I could not get them tanned.
late Old English tannian "to convert hide into leather" (by steeping it in tannin), from Medieval Latin tannare "tan, dye, a tawny color" (c.900), from tannum "crushed oak bark," used in tanning leather, probably from a Celtic source (e.g. Breton tann "oak tree"). The meaning "make brown by exposure to the sun" first recorded 1520s. To tan (someone's) hide in the figurative sense is from 1660s. Related: Tanned; tanning.
"bronze color imparted to skin by exposure to sun," 1749, see tan (v.). As a simple name for a brownish color, in any context, it is recorded from 1888. The adjective tan "of the color of tanned leather" is recorded from 1660s.
Abbreviation of tangent