- a four-wheeled, boxlike, closed carriage for two or four persons, having the driver's perch outside.
- (formerly) a limousine having an open driver's compartment.
- an early type of automobile resembling a coupé, often powered by an electric motor.
Origin of brougham
Examples from the Web for brougham
Historical Examples of brougham
But the writings of Brougham do not sell; he lacks even the solace of Bolingbroke.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
Well, if I was a Johnny, and had got the oof, she'd have a brougham and a sealskin to-morrow.The Christian
Brougham's criticism on his style provoked in him no retort.
The servant had unfortunately just announced the brougham as being at the door.
She had only a brougham, and had that kept for her by the generosity of her father.
- a four-wheeled horse-drawn closed carriage having a raised open driver's seat in front
- obsolete a large car with an open compartment at the front for the driver
- obsolete an early electric car
Word Origin for brougham
1851, one-horse closed carriage with two or four wheels, for two or four persons, from first Lord Brougham (1778-1868). The family name is from a place in Westmoreland.