Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “broad” en inglés

See all translations

broad

adjective uk   /brɔːd/ us    /brɑːd/

broad adjective (WIDE)

B1 very wide: We walked down a broad avenue lined with trees. He flashed a broad grin at us. My brother is very broad-shouldered. B1 If something is a particular distance broad, it measures this distance from side to side: This river is over 500 metres broad at its widest point. O'Connell Bridge in Dublin is famous for being broader than it is long.
More examples

broad adjective (GENERAL)

B1 including a wide range of things; general: The politician gave a broad outline of his proposals. The magazine covers a broad range of subjects, from sewing to psychology.
More examples

broad adjective (STRONG)

If someone has a broad accent (= way of speaking), it is strong and noticeable, showing where they come from: He spoke with a broad Australian accent.

broad adjective (INFORMATION)

broad hint a hint (= when you tell someone something without saying it directly) that is easy to understand
broadly
adverb uk   /ˈbrɔːd.li/ us    /ˈbrɑːd-/
C1 Broadly speaking, don't you think women make better drivers than men?
broadness
noun [U] uk   /ˈbrɔːd.nəs/ us    /ˈbrɑːd-/
She was struck by the broadness of his back.

broad

noun [C] uk   /brɔːd/ us    /brɑːd/ US offensive
a woman
(Definition of broad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de broad
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “broad” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Palabra del día

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Aprende más 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Aprende más