brolly brolly  /b ˈrɑ li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) colloquial terms for an umbrella

Usage(s):

  1. But as a British civil servant, Hedges takes a firm grip on his brolly and does the decent thing.
  2. But it appeals strongly to brolly males on both sides of the Atlantic.
  3. Sewed up in a sober suit of excellent cut, clamped in a boiled collar, braced with his faithful brolly, Guinness looks as safe as the Tower.

News

  • Brolly Umbrella Frees Thumbs for Texting

    Addressing poor umbrella design, the Brolly has a handle with an ergonomic, four-finger grip that frees your thumb to text.
    on August 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  • "It was lashing down and the only way I could take notes was to have some protection so that's why I had it," McClaren added. "I'd never needed a brolly before, because I've always had a dug-out or a director's box or somewhere covered, like...
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Steve McClaren Source: Yahoo! Eurosport

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