a broth of a boy

Irish
a very lively boy or young man.
broth

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  • broth of a boy — noun an outstanding person; as if produced by boiling down a savory broth (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑broth of a man • Hypernyms: ↑boy …   Useful english dictionary

  • broth of a boy —  Fine fellow …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • a broth of a boy — (Irish) The quintessence of a good fellow • • • Main Entry: ↑broth * * * informal, chiefly Irish used approvingly to refer to a very lively boy …   Useful english dictionary

  • broth of a man — noun an outstanding person; as if produced by boiling down a savory broth • Syn: ↑broth of a boy • Hypernyms: ↑boy …   Useful english dictionary

  • broth — brothy, adj. /brawth, broth/, n. 1. thin soup of concentrated meat or fish stock. 2. water that has been boiled with meat, fish, vegetables, or barley. 3. Bacteriol. a liquid medium containing nutrients suitable for culturing microorganisms. 4.… …   Universalium

  • broth — noun 1》 a thin soup of meat or vegetable stock, sometimes thickened with barley or other cereals.     ↘meat or fish stock. 2》 Microbiology a liquid nutrient medium for the culture of bacteria. Phrases a broth of a boy Irish a very lively boy or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • broth|er — «BRUHTH uhr», noun, plural broth|ers or (Archaic) breth|ren, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a) the son of the same parents. A boy is a brother to the other children of his parents. »He is in a family of four brothers. b) the son only of the same mother… …   Useful english dictionary

  • broth|er|ly — «BRUHTH uhr lee», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. of a brother: »brotherly affection. It is a brotherly trait to tease little sisters. SYNONYM(S): fraternal. 2. like a brother s; friendly; kindly; affectionate: »brotherly care. The older boy gave the …   Useful english dictionary

  • step|broth|er — «STEHP BRUHTH uhr», noun. a stepfather s or stepmother s son by a former marriage: »If her father marries a widow with a little boy, this boy will be her stepbrother …   Useful english dictionary

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