Synonyms of maroon


1. maroon, unfortunate, unfortunate person

usage: a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"

2. maroon, purplish red, purplish-red

usage: a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

3. maroon, firework, pyrotechnic

usage: an exploding firework used as a warning signal


1. maroon, strand, abandon, forsake, desolate, desert

usage: leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue; "the travellers were marooned"

2. maroon, isolate, insulate

usage: leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"


1. maroon, brownish-red, chromatic (vs. achromatic)

usage: of dark brownish to purplish red

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