\ 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

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“Bro-ey.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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