Definition of brougham in English:

brougham

noun

historical
  • 1A horse-drawn carriage with a roof, four wheels, and an open driver's seat in front.

    • ‘The brougham, a one-horse closed carriage, with two or four wheels, is named after him.’
    • ‘A restored brougham can command a high price at market, since it often includes many handmade components and accents.’
    • ‘Horse drawn broughams can still be seen at horse fairs and special occasions, and are in many cases restored Victorian broughams.’
    horse-drawn carriage, trap, hackney, hansom, gig, landau, cab
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    1. 1.1 A car with an open driver's seat.

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after Lord Brougham (1778–1868), who designed the carriage.

Pronunciation

brougham

/ˈbruː(ə)m/