Definition of en brosse in English:

en brosse

adjective

  • postpositive (of a person's hair) cut in a short and bristly style.

    • ‘It had a silhouette of Fred Poole, profile to the right, wearing buttoned coat, high stock and frilled chemise, hair worn en brosse.’

Origin

French, ‘in the form of a brush’.

Pronunciation

en brosse

/ˌän ˈbrôs/