\ äⁿˈbrȯs \

Definition of en brosse

: in a manner resembling the short erect bristles of a brush used of a man's hair style his black hair … stood up en brosse— Hugh Walpolehis very thick graying hair en brosse added an extra inch to his stature— Kathryn Grondahl

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History and Etymology for en brosse

French, literally, in the manner of a brush

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“En brosse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/en%20brosse. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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