brogue brogue

Definition(s):

  • (n) a thick and heavy shoe

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. My father had a brogue.
  2. One speaks with a Southern lilt, one has a Boston brogue, one a patrician richness, one a Western twang.
  3. In an accent betraying a hint of an Irish brogue, she says the Poles and the Irish have a lot in common.

News

  1. Hearing on Brogue strip club runs four hours, will continue July 22 and 25

    Businesses may not be allowed to sell pornographic materials in The Brogue Center, but co-owner Terry Sutton said his proposal for a strip club for the center should be allowed by Chanceford Township officials.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The York Dispatch

  2. Chanceford Twp Residents Angry Over Possible Strip Club

    A strip club at a strip mall. The Canceford Township Zoning Board is one step closer to deciding whether skin will be in at a retail area on Delta Road. It’s probably the biggest controversy Brogue has ever seen. “But …
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

Quotes

  1. (He was married three times.) "He would come in and tell us, in his beautiful brogue, charming, hilarious stories about how he tried to play off of the maternal instincts of the women he'd meet - making reference to how much laundry he had that...
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Dan Coleman Source: New York Times

  2. "I went into the pub here in Dublin after work yesterday evening to find a load of lads watching the cricket - guy in a thick Dublin brogue goes, 'Once Vaughan goes past fifty he usually goes on to get a big hundred,'" says Brian Aherne (any...
    on Aug 26, 2005 By: Brian Aherne Source: guardian.co.uk

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