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Definition of brody


  • verb. to take something from someone in front of them.
    I brodied his jacket after he told me I couldn't have it.

    Last edited on Nov 23 1998. Submitted by Jen G. from Elizabethtown, PA, USA on Nov 23 1998.

  • v. to steal something; to take.
    I'm 'bout to brodie that jaun.

    Last edited on Jan 10 2000. Submitted by Carl F. B. III from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Jan 10 2000.

  • to steal. usually from another person, and not a retailer or place of business.
    He brodied that necklace from a friend of mine.

    Last edited on Oct 19 2001. Submitted by Jeff B. from Syracuse, NY 13210, USA on Oct 19 2001.

  • to crash, collide; an accident (commonly used in sports, such as mountain biking or skateboarding).
    I was speeding downhill on my bike and brodied right into a tree.

    Last edited on Oct 04 2002. Submitted by Jason D. from Costa Mesa, CA, USA on Oct 04 2002.

  • Philadelphia slang term meaning to take by force or intimidation.
    Yo, that kid can't rhyme, I'm about to brody him for the mic.

    Last edited on Feb 16 2003. Submitted by Spark D. from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Feb 16 2003.

  • To borrow without asking
    Did you brody my t-shirt last night?

    Last edited on Jun 30 2004. Submitted by Jeff from Glenside, PA, USA on Jun 30 2004.

  • To steal
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2004. Submitted by Jeff from Glenside, PA, USA on Jun 30 2004.


  • Beginning in about 1947, I became aware of the verb "brody," which means to slide around a corner in your car at high speed. "He brodied the corner." These days we'd call it a power slide or a 4-wheel drift.

    Proof: In the 1940s and 1950s, boys and young men attached a brody knob to the steering wheel, allowing them to turn the wheel quickly, which you need to do when you are brodying.

    Google "brody knob" and you will see photos.

    Last edited on Jul 10 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 10 2016.

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