1A strong outdoor shoe with ornamental perforated patterns in the leather.
- Other accessories include beards and sideburns (confirming that hairy faces are back) and for your feet there's desert boots, brogues and Chelsea boots for extra comfy rambling.
- Shoes are now considered to be one of, if not the most important part of an outfit, be they stilettos, brogues, cowboy boots or sneakers.
- Where once ballet slippers, car shoes, moccasins and brogues were once boringly themselves, now they've somehow interbred, jollied up and produced a new generation of lightened-up fashion ideas.
Words that rhyme with broguedisembogue, drogue, pirog, pirogue, prorogue, rogue, vogue
noun[usually in singular]
A marked accent, especially Irish or Scottish, when speaking English: a fine Irish brogue a sweet lilt of brogue in her voice
More example sentences
- It seemed to be a mix between the English accent and the Irish brogue.
- Instead of the melodious tones of an Irish brogue, the exaggerated drawl of an angry young man spat from the earpiece.
- Irish people speak English with an accent known as a brogue.
Early 18th century: perhaps allusively from brogue1, referring to the rough footwear of Irish peasants.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.