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Adjective: broad (broader,broadest)  brod
  1. Broad in scope or content
    "an invention with broad applications";
    - across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide
  2. Having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river";
    - wide
  3. Not detailed or specific
    "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan";
    - unspecific
  4. Lacking subtlety; obvious
    "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave";
    - unsubtle
  5. Being at a peak or culminating point
    "broad daylight";
    - full
  6. Very large in expanse or scope
    "a broad lawn";
    - spacious, wide
  7. (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional
    "a broad southern accent"
  8. Showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies";
    - large-minded, liberal, tolerant
Noun: broad  brod
Usage: slang
  1. Slang term for a woman
    "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"

Derived forms: broader, broadest, broads

See also: beamy, big, bird's-eye, breadth, broad-brimmed, broad-minded, clear, comprehensive, deep, fanlike, general, high, large, noticeable, panoramic, sweeping, thick, wide-screen, width

Type of: adult female, woman

Encyclopedia: Broad, Stephen