adjective, broad·er, broad·est.
- Usually Offensive. a term used to refer to a woman.
- a promiscuous woman.
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OTHER WORDS FROM broadbroad·ish, adjectivebroad·ly, adverbo·ver·broad, adjective
Definition for broad (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for broad
So I drove around the corner to the trailhead of the logging road that led back to the crash site.
As he drove me back to the logging road, Frank told me about the area in his deep voice.
Shrubs and small trees dot a parched landscape along the road from Turbat to the border.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For many Republicans presidential hopefuls, the road to the nomination passes through the Hawkeye State.Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?|Tim Mak|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the roads into Iraqi Kurdistan and toward Baghdad are closed and now the road toward Syria is also blocked.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?|Niqash|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Frequently they are found in alveolar arrangement, retaining the original outline of the alveoli of the lung (Fig. 4, b).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
British Dictionary definitions for broad (1 of 2)
- of or relating to a type of pronunciation transcription in which symbols correspond approximately to phonemes without taking account of allophonic variations
- broad a the long vowel in English words such as father, half, as represented in the received pronunciation of Southern British English
- a girl or woman
- a prostitute
Derived forms of broadbroadly, adverbbroadness, noun
Word Origin for broad
British Dictionary definitions for broad (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with broad
In addition to the idioms beginning with broad
- broad daylight
- broad in the beam
- broad shoulders, have
- can't hit the broad side of a barn