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brodie

[ broh-dee ]
/ ˈbroʊ di /
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noun (sometimes initial capital letter)Slang.
a suicidal or daredevil leap; wild dive: to do a brodie from a high ledge.
a complete failure; flop.
a severe vehicular skid.
a sharp reversal in a vehicle's direction by sudden application of the brakes and wrenching of the steering wheel.
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Origin of brodie

After Steve Brodie, who claimed that he jumped from the Brooklyn Bridge in 1886
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