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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How to use brodie in a sentence
It was a not-working-very-well cross between Miss Jean brodie (in her prime) and Heidi of the Mountain.
The book centers around five major players—Robles, Howard brodie, Aggie Kenny, Richard Tomilson and, of course, Williams.O.J., Martha, Jagger, and Manson: Capturing Celebrities in the Dock | Justin Jones | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Veteran illustrator Howard brodie was on the case, pioneering the rising art form.O.J., Martha, Jagger, and Manson: Capturing Celebrities in the Dock | Justin Jones | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Prime of Miss Jean brodie By Muriel Spark “Give me a girl at an impressionable age, and she is mine for life.”
Meet Barry brodie, a 60-year-old New Yorker who could be her one and only.
According to the literal meaning, it would seem that the Laird of brodie was something less than a gentleman?
Maria and Lady brodie appeared, quite ready, but had to abide for a long time till the Bishop had arrived and arrayed himself.Edward Hoare, M.A. | Edward Hoare
For just a moment Miss brodie's courage faltered as she observed her uncle's figure stiffen.
The book went crashing against the door-frame just as Miss brodie was about to enter.
"And so would any woman worth her salt if she loved her husband," cried Miss brodie with great emphasis.