Definition of bro in English:


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Pronunciation: /brəʊ


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
1.2chiefly North American A friendly greeting or form of address: ‘Yo bro!’
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  • The modesty rings false, bro, and I should know.
  • It's got less to do with order than you think, bro.
  • Our guys ain't on their own, bro, so don't listen to TV.


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

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