brooch
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /bɹəʊtʃ/
  • (America) enPR: brōch, IPA: /bɹoʊtʃ/, /bɹuːtʃ/
Noun

brooch (plural brooches)

  1. A piece of women’s ornamental jewellery having a pin allowing it to be fixed to garments worn on the upper body.
    Synonyms: breastpin
    Hypernyms: pin
  2. A painting all of one colour, such as a sepia painting.
Translations Verb

brooch (brooches, present participle brooching; past and past participle brooched)

  1. (transitive) To adorn as with a brooch.



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