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Definition of bro in English:

noun

informal
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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  • Cool story, bro.
  • Well said, bro.
  • Meanwhile, Danny and Jeremy become better bros when they head out to Long Island to get their driver's licenses.
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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  • During a CNN live report from Atlantic City, a reporter was videobombed by some shirtless dancing bros in the background.
  • Everyone else has arrived, except the hockey bros who are having lost-cabbie trouble.
  • They reliably counted among their ranks one or two hot guys on varsity soccer, a few of the more talented band kids, a handful of lacrosse bros, and a posse of beautiful, perfect-skinned girls who all took ballet classes together.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with bro

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