variants or broad-gauged
1
: wide in area or scope
a broad-gauge effort
2
: comprehensive in outlook, range, or capability
a broad-gauge statesman

Examples of broad-gauge in a Sentence

a broad-gauge book about roses that covers just about everything you could want to know about roses

Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of broad-gauge was in 1844

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Cite this Entry

“Broad-gauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broad-gauge. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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