(noun, verb)


1. a decorative pin worn by women

Similar word(s): breastpin, brooch

Definition categories: man–made, pin


1. bring up a topic for discussion

Similar word(s): initiate

Definition categories: communication, discuss

Sentences with broach as a verb:

- French knights at Agincourt were unable to broach the English line.

- I broached the subject of contraceptives carefully when the teenager mentioned his promiscuity.

- The small boat broached and nearly sank, because of the large waves.

- Each time we came around into the wind, the sea broached our bow.