bro-ey

adjective
\ ˈbrō-ē How to pronounce bro-ey (audio) \
variants: or broey

Definition of bro-ey

US, informal
: of, relating to, characteristic of, or suggestive of bros (see bro sense 2c) In marketing, even stereotypically bro-ey beers have begun pushing gender-neutral humor instead of ads dominated by babes in bars.— Kate Taylor … the clueless bro-ey guy who can't be bothered to notice what the women are forced to endure.— Tracy E. Gilchrist But fist bumps are too bro-ey and elbow bumps are just awkward. Imagine knocking elbows with your future boss at a high-stakes job interview.— Leslie Nguyen-Okwu Nelly stays on stage. Tyler and BK sling their arms over him in a series of stilted, broey embraces and the intro to "Cruise" slinks out.— Alex Robert Ross

First Known Use of bro-ey

2009, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About bro-ey

Dictionary Entries Near bro-ey

Broenner's acid

bro-ey

brog

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for bro-ey

Cite this Entry

“Bro-ey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bro-ey. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Eponyms: Words Named After People

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!