variants or broey
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

Word History

First Known Use

2009, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bro-ey was in 2009

Dictionary Entries Near bro-ey

Cite this Entry

“Bro-ey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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