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BROOCH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brooch mean? 

BROOCH (noun)
  The noun BROOCH has 1 sense:

1. a decorative pin worn by women

  Familiarity information: BROOCH used as a noun is very rare.


BROOCH (verb)
  The verb BROOCH has 1 sense:

1. fasten with or as if with a brooch

  Familiarity information: BROOCH used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BROOCH (noun)


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Meaning:

A decorative pin worn by women

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

breastpin; broach; brooch

Hypernyms ("brooch" is a kind of...):

pin (a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "brooch"):

sunburst (a jewelled brooch with a pattern resembling the sun)


BROOCH (verb)


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Meaning:

Fasten with or as if with a brooch

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

brooch; clasp

Hypernyms (to "brooch" is one way to...):

fasten; fix; secure (cause to be firmly attached)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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