Definition of 'brogue'
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Example sentences containing 'brogue'
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They no longer wear brogues and stripy shirts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He wears polished brogues, his tie is purple and he sports a matching handkerchief. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It loves blazers, brogues and polo shirts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A real country gent: brogues and thick socks and a waistcoat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This foot, too, is in a brown brogue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He kept his shoes, heavy brown brogues, polished to a mirror shine. Tommy's Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf's Founding Father and Son (2007)So I put on a deep Scottish brogue and got enough change to buy the chips. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'brogue'
Used Rarely. brogue is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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