broad

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  • IPA: /brɔːd/
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Positive
broad

Comparative
broader

Superlative
broadest

  1. If something is broad, the distance from one side to the other is large.
    Her shoulders were swimmer's shoulders, strong and broad.
  2. If something is broad, it includes a lot.
    They have laws now which give very, very broad powers to the President.
    We have a range of activities broad enough to include teachers in all program areas and in all grade levels.
  3. Broad senses, definitions, agreements, etc. are general, not detailed.
    We accept a broad definition of music to include any sound organized in an meaningful way.
  4. A broad area is a large area.
    They walked through the broad field behind the building.
  5. A broad accent is one that is very noticeable.
  6. If something happens in broad daylight, it happens during the day where many people can see it.

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Noun[change]

Singular
broad

Plural
broads

  1. (slang) A broad is a woman.
    There's this German broad, fuckin' bitch, who told me I'm going to jail for her pushin' her stupid ass.

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