Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: brougham
IPA transcription: [bɹ'uɡəm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: brougham
    Meaning: a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat
  • Synonyms: brougham
    Meaning: light carriage; pulled by a single horse
Usage examples
  • He was very pale as he rode citywards, in the comfortable brougham, from the Clarendon; and his face had a stern, fixed look, like a man who has nerved himself to meet some crisis, which he knows is near at hand.
  • Great wooden barricades and mountains of uprooted paving-stones, amidst which sturdy navigators disported themselves with spades and pickaxes, and wheelbarrows full of rubbish, blocked the way; so the brougham turned into Farringdon Street, and went up Snow Hill, and under the grim black walls of dreadful Newgate.