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offensive slang A woman. Tom's always getting himself involved with these broads who cause him nothing but trouble. A: "Who's the broad with Jerry?" B: "Geez, that's his wife. Show a little respect, Harry."
slang An honest, respectable, and law-abiding woman. Used primarily in criminal and prison communities. You really shouldn't get involved with a square-john broad. You'll be spending all your time avoiding her questions so she won't know what you really do for a living. We'll get Tommy's cousin to make the drop for us. The security guards wouldn't bat an eye at a square-john broad like her.
See also: broad
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n. a woman. (Originally underworld slang. Often jocular. Usually considered rude and derogatory.) When is that broad gonna show up?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.