verb (used with object)
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Origin of bruit
OTHER WORDS FROM bruitbruiter, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bruitbruit , brute
Example sentences from the Web for bruit
De tous les bruits du monde celui de la musique est le plus desagreable!From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Of this sermon, which was the first that ever John Knox made in public, there were divers bruits.
Meanwhile there were bruits of great doings in the north of Lincolnshire.Hereward, The Last of the English|Charles Kingsley
But for such evil bruits Mr. Touchwood cared not, even if he happened to hear of them, which was very doubtful.St. Ronan's Well|Sir Walter Scott
Il vocalise rarement, mais en revanche, il fait des bruits nasaux divers.The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for bruit
- a rumour
- a loud outcry; clamour