Definition of Broad


  • slang term for a woman
    "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"


  • showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    "a broad political stance"
    "generous and broad sympathies"
    "a liberal newspaper"
    "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
    - large minded
  • (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional
    "a broad southern accent"
  • very large in expanse or scope
    "a broad lawn"
    "the wide plains"
    "a spacious view"
    "spacious skies"
  • being at a peak or culminating point
    "broad daylight"
    "full summer"
  • lacking subtlety
    "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"
  • not detailed or specific
    "a broad rule"
    "the broad outlines of the plan"
    "felt an unspecific dread"
  • broad in scope or content
    "across-the-board pay increases"
    "an all-embracing definition"
    "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"
    "an invention with broad applications"
    "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    "granted him wide powers"
    - across the board - all embracing - all encompassing - all inclusive
  • having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    "wide roads"
    "a wide necktie"
    "wide margins"
    "three feet wide"
    "a river two miles broad"
    "broad shoulders"
    "a broad river"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble broad

51 unscramble word found using the letters broad.

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