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n. pl. bros Slang
1. A brother.
2. Friend; pal. Used as a form of familiar address for a man or boy: So long, bro.
[African American Vernacular English.]
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1. NZ a family member
2. a close associate
informal South African a friend, often used in direct address
[C20: from Afrikaans broer brother]
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n., pl. bros. Slang.
2. friend; pal; buddy.
[1830–40; reduced form of brother]
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