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)Be boyish and wear with brogues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)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 crisp white shirt and brogues add an eccentric English twist. The Sun (2013)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)
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Used Rarely. brogue is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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