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  Definition of broad
  1. slang term for a woman; "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"
  2. showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent''s opinions"
  3. lacking subtlety; obvious; "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"
  4. broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide
  5. not detailed or specific; "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread"
  6. (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional; "a broad southern accent"
  7. very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"
  8. having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
Similar Words: large-minded, liberal, tolerant, unsubtle, across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), encompassing, panoptic, wide, unspecific, spacious

 

See Also: comprehensive, thick

 

Attributes: width, breadth

 

Anagrams: board, dobra

 

 
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