- 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
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How to use broad in a sentence
The move combines two large players to offer a broad range of services, from PR to marketing and online customer engagement.Brandwatch is acquired by Cision for $450M, creating a PR, marketing and social listening giant|Mike Butcher|February 26, 2021|TechCrunch
Self-talk, it turns out, is a much broader and more nuanced phenomenon than just telling yourself that you can do it.What Marathoners (and Badminton Players) Think About|Alex Hutchinson|February 26, 2021|Outside Online
Any group — even one with views outside the mainstream — that can seize control of a political party can count on the broad support of partisans for that party.
The school issued a statement Wednesday saying it had fielded only a broad inquiry from the GOP, with no discussions about the number of parking spaces needed or the rental cost.Liberty University surprised by Virginia GOP plans for drive-in convention on campus|Laura Vozzella|February 24, 2021|Washington Post
Since a 2016 attempted coup threatened to remove him from power, thousands of Turkish academics, military members, and journalists have been prosecuted under broad anti-terrorism laws.The 'Badass Chief of Staff' of Turkey's Opposition Faces Years in Jail After Challenging Erdogan's Power. She's Not Backing Down|Joseph Hincks / Istanbul|February 24, 2021|Time
In other words, fluoride is a broad-spectrum, bipartisan, long-lasting magnet for dissent.
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.
Our time is so vastly different in its particulars that the parallels work only in broad strokes.
Then, under the bold headline “Rebooting Spider-Man,” Robinov describes a broad vision for the future of the franchise.Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The protests so far have relied on a small group of core organizing bodies to harness broad but diffuse support.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall|Jacob Siegel|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
This gave the house a very cheerful appearance, as if it were constantly on a broad grin.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
And now I am going on to a review of the broad facts of the educational organization of our present world.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The embankment or road-bed was commenced by gigantic piling, and is very broad and substantial.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Two broad dormer windows looked out toward the Gulf, and as far across it as a man's eye might reach.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
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)
Other 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