brogan

[ broh-guh n ]
/ ˈbroʊ gən /

noun

a heavy, sturdy shoe, especially an ankle-high work shoe.

Nearby words

  1. brodsky, joseph,
  2. broederbond,
  3. broekies,
  4. brog,
  5. broga,
  6. brogans,
  7. broglie,
  8. brogrammer,
  9. brogue,
  10. broider

Origin of brogan

< Irish brógán, diminutive of bróg shoe; see brogue2

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British Dictionary definitions for brogan

brogan

/ (ˈbrəʊɡən) /

noun

a heavy laced usually ankle-high work boot

Word Origin for brogan

C19: from Gaelic brōgan a little shoe, from brōg shoe; see brogue ²

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