Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “brigade”

brigade

noun uk   /brɪˈɡeɪd/ us  
[C] a large group of soldiers in an armyParts of armies and groups of servicemen [C usually singular] informal a group of people who have something in common, especially an enthusiasm for a particular belief or subject: Since she gave up smoking she's joined the anti-smoking brigade.Groups of people
(Definition of brigade from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of brigade?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “brigade”

Definitions of “brigade” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bitter

a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More