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Definitions of broad:

  • noun:   slang term for a woman
    Example: "A broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"
  • adjective:   (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional
    Example: "A broad southern accent"
  • adjective:   very large in expanse or scope
    Example: "A broad lawn"
  • adjective:   showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    Example: "A broad political stance"
  • adjective:   lacking subtlety; obvious
    Example: "Gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"
  • adjective:   not detailed or specific
    Example: "A broad rule"
  • adjective:   having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    Example: "A river two miles broad"
  • adjective:   broad in scope or content
    Example: "An invention with broad applications"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #19787)


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