verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of broach
OTHER WORDS FROM broachbroacher, nounun·broached, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH broachbroach , brooch
Words nearby broach
Example sentences from the Web for broach
Gaga wanted us to pay attention, and she did it by pinching and stretching other words throughout the anthem, as well as donning a spectacular outfit, which included a golden dove broach that appeared to be life size.Our national anthem ends with a question. Lady Gaga answered it as best she could.|Chris Richards|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Woven into the very fabric of its characters, Masters uses sex to broach bigger topics.What Porn Stars Find Sexy on TV: From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Deadliest Catch’|Aurora Snow|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
CEO Mark Thompson for his advice on how she should broach the subject with Baquet and try to get his assent.Fired New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Blitzes the Media|Lloyd Grove|July 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
White was unafraid to broach the notion that life is not only mysterious but sometimes completely inexplicable.Jill Lepore on When Life Begins and Ends in ‘The Mansions of Happiness’|Malcolm Jones|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some of his supporters remain so passionate that the subject can be difficult to broach.In Greg Mortenson's Silence, His Neighbors Defend Him, or Vilify Him|Mike Giglio|June 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Now as always, Republicans need bipartisan cover to broach the subject of serious budget cutting.
From the use of a similar instrument to tap casks, comes "to broach" or "tap" a cask.
Again and again I asked myself this question, but I dared not broach it to my relatives.Scottish Ghost Stories|Elliott O'Donnell
To broach a pipe, pierce it with an auger or gimlet, four fingers- breadth over the lower rim, so that the dregs may not rise.Early English Meals and Manners|Various
An application was at once determined on to her, and Stead was employed to broach the subject to the diviner.
He stood like one in a dream, unable to decide how to broach the subject that had brought him there.Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII)|Charles Paul de Kock