5 letter word starting with bro

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
broke imp. of Break, of Break, To transact business for another., To act as procurer in love matters; to pimp., imp. & p. p. of Break.
broad superl. Wide; extend in breadth, or from side to side; — opposed to narrow; as, a broad street, a broad table; an inch broad., Extending far and wide; extensive; vast; as, the broad expanse of ocean., Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full., Fig.: Having a large measure of any thing or quality; not limited; not restrained; — applied to any subject, and retaining the literal idea more or less clearly, the precise meaning depending largely on the substantive., Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged., Plain; evident; as, a broad hint., Free; unrestrained; unconfined., Characterized by breadth. See Breadth., Cross; coarse; indelicate; as, a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humor., Strongly marked; as, a broad Scotch accent., The broad part of anything; as, the broad of an oar., The spread of a river into a sheet of water; a flooded fen., A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.
brock noun A badger., A brocket.
broid verb t. To braid.
broil noun A tumult; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl; contention; discord, either between individuals or in the state., To cook by direct exposure to heat over a fire, esp. upon a gridiron over coals., To subject to great (commonly direct) heat., To be subjected to the action of heat, as meat over the fire; to be greatly heated, or to be made uncomfortable with heat.
broma noun Aliment; food., A light form of prepared cocoa (or cacao), or the drink made from it.
brome noun See Bromine.
brond noun A sword.
brood verb t. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens., The young from the same dam, whether produced at the same time or not; young children of the same mother, especially if nearly of the same age; offspring; progeny; as, a woman with a brood of children., That which is bred or produced; breed; species., Heavy waste in tin and copper ores., Sitting or inclined to sit on eggs., Kept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow., To sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of warming them and hatching the young; or to sit over and cover young, as a hen her chickens, in order to warm and protect them; hence, to sit quietly, as if brooding., To have the mind dwell continuously or moodily on a subject; to think long and anxiously; to be in a state of gloomy, serious thought; — usually followed by over or on; as, to brood over misfortunes., To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens., To cherish with care., To think anxiously or moodily upon.
brook verb t. A natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek., To use; to enjoy., To bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint., To deserve; to earn.
broom noun A plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound together; esp., the Cytisus scoparius of Western Europe, which is a low shrub with long, straight, green, angular branches, minute leaves, and large yellow flowers., An implement for sweeping floors, etc., commonly made of the panicles or tops of broom corn, bound together or attached to a long wooden handle; — so called because originally made of the twigs of the broom., See Bream.
brose noun Pottage made by pouring some boiling liquid on meal (esp. oatmeal), and stirring it. It is called beef brose, water brose, etc., according to the name of the liquid (beef broth, hot water, etc.) used.
broth noun Liquid in which flesh (and sometimes other substances, as barley or rice) has been boiled; thin or simple soup.
brown superl. Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow., A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue., To make brown or dusky., To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour., To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface., To become brown.