bro

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noun \ˈbrō\

Definition of bro

plural

bros

  1. 1 :  brother 1

  2. 2 :  soul brother —often used informally as a term of address

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Origin and Etymology of bro

by alteration


BRO Defined for English Language Learners

bro

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Definition of bro for English Language Learners

  • —used as a friendly way of addressing a man or boy


BRO Defined for Kids

bro

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Definition of bro for Students

  1. brother


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