bruh

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See also: brüh

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay beruk.

Noun[edit]

bruh (plural bruhs)

  1. (archaic) The rhesus macaque.
    • 1838, James Rennie, The Natural History of Monkeys, Opossums and Lemurs:
      [] in adolescence, and still more in youth, it is no less certain that the bruh is both good-natured and intelligent.

Etymology 2[edit]

PIE word
*bʰréh₂tēr

A shortening of brother inherited from African-American Vernacular English

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɹʌ/
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  • Rhymes:

Noun[edit]

bruh (plural bruhs)

  1. (slang) Alternative form of bro (male comrade or friend)

Interjection[edit]

bruh

  1. (slang) Expressing amazement or shock.
    You need to do work? Bruh!
  2. (slang) Expressing a feeling that something is an exceptionally stupid thing to think or to propose to do.
    Person 1: I'll pour some corn syrup in my diesel tank. — Person 2: Bruh.
    Person 1: I think the word partisan derives from how they parted their hair. — Person 2: Bruh.
    Person 1: I just drank some oil! - Person 2: bruh
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *břuxъ (belly).

Noun[edit]

brȕh m

  1. (regional, Croatia) hernia
  2. (regional, Croatia) belly