[ brook-lit ]
See synonyms for brooklet on
  1. a small brook.

Origin of brooklet

First recorded in 1805–15; brook1 + -let

Words Nearby brooklet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use brooklet in a sentence

  • So they held the prisoner fast, and led him to the brooklet, nipping his throat tightly to choke an outcry.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • As the hilltop was exposed to view, they retired behind to where a tiny brooklet started amid a clump of date palms.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • Thus meditating, he arrived at the banks of the little brooklet, and was awakened from his reverie by the sound of his own name.

    Eugene Aram, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Precipitous cliffs shut in this beautiful valley, round which a brooklet runs singing.

    The Life of the Moselle | Octavius Rooke
  • She saw the desert, without an oasis, only the brooklet of tears that meandered far away from whence she had come.

    Psyche | Louis Couperus

British Dictionary definitions for brooklet


/ (ˈbrʊklɪt) /

  1. a small brook

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