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broad

noun

1 broad

Slang term for a woman.

Roget 343: land covered with water, gulf, gulph, bay, inlet, bight, estuary, arm of the sea, bayou [U.S.], fiord, armlet; frith, firth, ostiary, ... show more



adjective

1 broad

Having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other:
— A river two miles broad.
— Broad shoulders.
— A broad river.

synonym: wide.

Roget 535: asserting etc. v.; declaratory, predicatory, pronunciative, affirmative, soi-disant [Fr.]; positive; certain etc. 474; express, ... show more

Roget 202: broad, wide, ample, extended; discous; fanlike; outspread, outstretched; wide as a church-door" [Romeo and Juliet]; latifoliate, latifolous.    thick, ... show more

Roget 78: general, generic, collective; broad, comprehensive, sweeping; encyclopedical, widespread etc. (dispersed) 73.    universal; catholic, catholical; ... show more

Roget 961: impure; unclean etc. (dirty) 653; not to be mentioned to ears polite; immodest, shameless; indecorous, indelicate, indecent; Fescennine; loose, ... show more

2 broad

Broad in scope or content:
— An invention with broad applications.

synonyms: across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide.

3 broad

Not detailed or specific:
— A broad rule.
— The broad outlines of the plan.

synonym: unspecific.

4 broad

Lacking subtlety; obvious:
— Gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave.

synonym: unsubtle.

5 broad

Being at a peak or culminating point:
— Broad daylight.

synonym: full.

6 broad

Very large in expanse or scope:
— A broad lawn.

synonyms: spacious, wide.

Polish: szeroki

7 broad

of speech Heavily and noticeably regional.

8 broad

Showing or characterized by broad-mindedness:
— A broad political stance.
— Generous and broad sympathies.

synonyms: large-minded, liberal, tolerant.

Polish: liberalny


Moby thesaurus: Jane, Jezebel, abstract, accented, aleatoric, aleatory, alveolar, amorphous, ample, amplitudinous, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, approximate, articulated, artless, assimilated, babe, baby, back ... show more.

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