- Usually Offensive. a term used to refer to a woman.
- a promiscuous woman.
OTHER WORDS FOR broad
Idioms about broad
Origin of broad
synonym study for broad
usage note for broad
OTHER WORDS FROM broadbroad·ish, adjectivebroad·ly, adverbo·ver·broad, adjective
Other definitions for broad (2 of 2)
How to use broad in a sentence
It's the broadest hint yet that Prince George may soon have a baby sibling.
It brings together the largest and broadest exhibition of contemporary Arab photographic art yet seen in the United States.Fotofest Brings Unprecedented Collection of Arab Photographic Art to U.S.|Yael Friedman|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That indeed would soon metamorphose into the strongest and broadest economic expansion since World War II.
The GDP report profits the broadest barometer of economic performance.
In the broadest sense of the term, we didn't build anything.
This is the broadest street in London and was opened by wholesale condemnation of private property.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
King Harald took his ships up Limfjord, and over against where it is broadest it is called Lusbreid.
This diameter, of course, without the paddles, was two feet less than the broadest part of the deck of his bark.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Swarms of children everywhere, romping and laughing and showing their white teeth in broadest of grins.
Of all the definitions enumerated, we must give to the word learning the broadest signification.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions|George S. Boutwell
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