brogue


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brogue 1

 (brōg)
n.
1. A heavy shoe of untanned leather, formerly worn in Scotland and Ireland.
2. A strong oxford shoe, usually with ornamental perforations or wingtips.

[Irish and Scottish Gaelic bróg, from Old Irish bróc, shoe, possibly from Old Norse brōk, legging, or from Old English brōc; see breech.]

brogue 2

 (brōg)
n.
A strong dialectal accent, especially a strong Irish or Scottish accent when speaking English.

[Probably from the brogues worn by farmers.]

brogue

(brəʊɡ)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a broad gentle-sounding dialectal accent, esp that used by the Irish in speaking English
[C18: probably from brogue2, alluding to the footwear of the peasantry]

brogue

(brəʊɡ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a sturdy walking shoe, often with ornamental perforations
2. (Clothing & Fashion) an untanned shoe worn formerly in Ireland and Scotland
[C16: from Irish Gaelic bróg boot, shoe, probably from Old Norse brōk leg covering]

brogue1

(broʊg)

n.
1. an Irish accent in the pronunciation of English.
2. any strong regional accent.
[1680–90; perhaps identical with brogue2]

brogue2

(broʊg)

n.
1. a durable, comfortable low-heeled shoe, often having decorative perforations and a wing tip.
2. a coarse, usu. untanned leather shoe formerly worn in Ireland and Scotland.
3. brogan.
[1580–90; < Irish brōg shoe, Old Irish brōce; c. Latin. brācae trousers < Gaulish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brogue - a thick and heavy shoebrogue - a thick and heavy shoe    
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Translations
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brogue

1 [brəʊg] N (= shoe) → zapato m grueso de cuero

brogue

2 [brəʊg] N (= accent) → acento m regional (sobre todo irlandés)

brogue

[ˈbrəʊg] n
(= accent) → accent m régional
(= shoe) chaussure basse de cuir épais

brogue

1
n (= shoe)˜ Haferlschuh m (Aus), → Budapester m

brogue

2
n (= Irish accent)irischer Akzent

brogue

1 [brəʊg] n (shoe) → scarpone m

brogue

2 [brəʊg] n (accent) → accento irlandese
References in classic literature ?
Sir Marhaus the king's son of Ireland talks like all the rest; you ought to give him a brogue, or at least a characteristic exple- tive; by this means one would recognize him as soon as he spoke, without his ever being named.
You can spot an Irishman or a Yorkshireman by his brogue.
I left it on the library table," said O'Brien, his brogue deepening in his disturbed mood.
But he soon gave that up, panting and blaspheming, demanded explanations in his hybrid tongue that had half a brogue and half a burr.
And I'm to wear my brogues and run jeopardy of the red-coats to please you?
The brogue detailing adds an element of formality to any get up.
WAISTED black Levi's jeans, a Fred Perry polka dot shirt, waist belt, cherry red brogue Dr Martins and a pleather black biker's jacket.
The classic brogue is an elegant collision of tradition and modernity.
The stylish new menswear shoe range includes traditional brogues, classic lace up shoes and a series of stylish boots - a Chelsea Boot and a Brogue style boot.
Alberto Del Rio's personal ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez was unintentionally Brogue Kicked by the current World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus on RAW this past Monday and the victims took legal action.