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Definition of bro in English:


1 short for brother. his baby bro
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  • The Presidential Library goes through the Charlie Chaplin films, Buster Keaton comedies, Leni Riefenstahl's 1935 extreme propaganda film, Triumph of the Will, and the Marx bros Duck Soup, to name but a few.
  • So it must make ordinary film-makers sick to see how seemingly effortlessly the Coen bros can revamp a genre to make a basic love story about a couple, who seem destined to be enemies, but realise they are made for each other.
  • Increasingly he relied on a core group of delegates: the Dulles bros, Averill Harriman, Dean Acheson, and Colonel Goodpaster to run the ship.
1.1 (Bro.) Brother (used before a first name when referring in writing to a member of a religious order of men): Bro. Felix
2chiefly North American A male friend (often used as a form of address): they’d never choose a girl over their bros not cool, bro
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  • Be the individual that he wants to spend the weekend with, instead of his bros.
  • Hey bro, in spirit, I agree with you.
  • Soon all three men are seeing someone special, while trying to keep it from their bros.
2.1A young man, especially one who socializes primarily with his male peers and enjoys lively, unintellectual pursuits: shirtless bros with plaid shorts throwing frisbees
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  • Never underestimate the ingenuity of a bro who needs to open a beer.
  • The tender scene at the marathon finish line has been taken over by bros with beers.
  • Beers and bros on the beach isn't my idea of a good time.


Mid 17th century: written or colloquial abbreviation of brother. Compare with Bros.

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