What does the word brooch mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A breastpin.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To adorn with jewels.

Usage examples for brooch

  1. Some of them came to tea here the day you went over to Brooch." – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  2. So he saved up all his pocket- money and bought a box of cigars for his father and a seventy- five- cent diamond brooch for his mother. – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  3. I exclaimed, and snatched the diamond brooch from him. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson