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A male friend (often used as a form of address):‘get off the Internet and get a life bruh’‘where are my bruhs at?’
- ‘My sisters from a different mother and my little big bruh June bailed me out.’
- ‘Beans and I will be up in the Northwest soon bruh, we'll check in with you.’
- ‘"He's the best bruh," Blount responded.’
- ‘You don't have nobody that's going to say, 'hey bruh, you look whack right now.'’
- ‘"You're not supposed to transform into Clark Kent to save the day, bruh."’
- ‘Have you heard this, bruh?’
- ‘"What is YO bucket list looking like bruh?"’
- ‘I'm talking about the Thune-Daschle race, bruh; keep your eye on this little chestnut.’
- ‘Bruh, the CDC predicts 10,000 cases per week in SL, not me.’
- ‘It's a naturalistic, hoodie-clad performance, with "bruh" warmly peppered throughout his speech.’
Early 20th century (as an informal title before a man's name): perhaps originally representing an African-American pronunciation of brother; compare brer, brah.
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