bro-ey

adjective \ ˈbrō-ē \
variants: or broey
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of bro-ey

US, informal
: of, relating to, characteristic of, or suggestive of bros (see bro 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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