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brookie

[broo k-ee] /ˈbrʊk i/
noun
1.
the brook trout of eastern North America.
Origin of brookie
brook1 + -ie
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  • They're all about a Malay abduction case which a friend of brookie's is defending in the Courts next week.

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  • This made her certain that it was the redoubtable "brookie" himself whom she had encountered.

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  • And I can assure you that brookie and Bramham don't matter in the least.

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  • brookie is—well, to tell you the truth, he is entirely my property; he's crazily in love with me, and he won't bother you at all.

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  • "As for brookie——" began Sophie, ready to open up another chronicle of guilelessness.

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  • We ran into each other as I was coming out of brookie's office yesterday, and he gave me a look that made me go hot all over.

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Slang definitions & phrases for brookie

brookie

noun

A brook trout (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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