American Idol is home to the broadest audience watching any piece of entertainment existing today.
The strength of this anthology is that it gives us an idea of what is European in the broadest possible sense.
"Our goal is always to do the best stuff and reach the broadest amount of people," Stillerman said.
It brings together the largest and broadest exhibition of contemporary Arab photographic art yet seen in the United States.
In the broadest sense of the term, we didn't build anything.
When Kathlyn came to the river she swerved toward the broadest part of it.
Demonism is the broadest and most primitive form of religion.
Its broadest part stretches for six miles to Monte Adamello, 11,640 feet high.
Now a creed is at once the broadest and the narrowest thing in the world.
Fruit long and slender, broadest at the base, tapering towards the stem, and often more or less curved.
Old English brad "broad, flat, open, extended," from Proto-Germanic *braithaz (cf. Old Frisian bred, Old Norse breiðr, Dutch breed, German breit, Gothic brouþs), of unknown origin. Not found outside Germanic languages. No clear distinction in sense from wide. Related: Broadly. Broad-brim as a style of hat (1680s, broad-brimmed) in 18c.-19c. suggested "Quaker male" from their characteristic attire.
"woman," slang, 1911, perhaps suggestive of broad (adj.) hips, but it also might trace to American English abroadwife, word for a woman (often a slave) away from her husband. Earliest use of the slang word suggests immorality or coarse, low-class women. Because of this negative association, and the rise of women's athletics, the track and field broad jump was changed to the long jump c.1967.
[1910+; probably from the notion ''broad in the beam'']