variants: or broey
Definition of bro-ey
: 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
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