broad

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbrɔːd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/brɔd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brôd)


Inflections of 'broad' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
broader
adj comparative
broadest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

broad

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a broad [range, spectrum, selection] (of)
  2. a broad [knowledge, interest, experience, background] in
  3. a broad [view, opinion, perspective] on
  4. broad [powers, control, authority, support, implications]
  5. was a broad [consensus, agreement]
  6. a broad [Scottish, southern] accent
  7. has a broad [beard, brow, chin, mustache]
  8. in a broad [sense, meaning, way]
  9. in the broad [sense] of the [word, term]
  10. was [robbed, mugged, attacked] in broad daylight
  11. the [river, lake, highway] is (very) broad
  12. too broad to [swim, jump] across
  13. [five] [feet, meters] broad
  14. with a few broad strokes (of the brush)
  15. their (sense of) humor is [very, a little] broad
  16. a broad (sense of) humor
  17. UK: broad beans
n
  1. slang: is a [beautiful, sexy] broad
  2. slang: she's [only, just] a broad!
  3. slang: am looking for a broad to [date, go out with, have sex with]
  4. [pain, aches] in the broad of my back
additional examples
  1. slang: is a [beautiful, sexy] broad
  2. a broad [range, spectrum, selection] (of)
  3. slang: she's [only, just] a broad!
  4. a broad [knowledge, interest, experience, background] in
  5. slang: am looking for a broad to [date, go out with, have sex with]
  6. a broad [view, opinion, perspective] on
  7. [pain, aches] in the broad of my back
  8. broad [powers, control, authority, support, implications]
  9. was a broad [consensus, agreement]
  10. a broad [Scottish, southern] accent
  11. has a broad [beard, brow, chin, mustache]
  12. in a broad [sense, meaning, way]
  13. in the broad [sense] of the [word, term]
  14. was [robbed, mugged, attacked] in broad daylight
  15. broad-ranging [ideas, consequences, options]
  16. the [river, lake, highway] is (very) broad
  17. too broad to [swim, jump] across
  18. [five] [feet, meters] broad
  19. with a few broad strokes (of the brush)
  20. their (sense of) humor is [very, a little] broad
  21. a broad (sense of) humor
  22. UK: broad beans
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