Brogue in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Brogue

(dialectal) to fish for eels by disturbing the waters | A strong dialectal accent. In Ireland it used to be a term for Irish spoken with a strong English accent, but gradually changed to mean English spoken with a strong Irish accent as English control of Ireland gradually increased and Irish waned as the standard language. | A strong Oxford shoe, with ornamental perforations and wing tips.

Short Example Sentences for Brogue

  • 1. Damn you and your brogue and your folk lore. 🔊
  • 2. Your Yankee brogue would give you away. 🔊
  • 3. When the clock struck nine he was in splendid fettle, brogue and all. 🔊
  • 4. Ah! upon my shoul dere is my countryman and his brogue will hang mine. 🔊
  • 5. The Island brogue is a notice that the user of it meets you man to man. 🔊
  • 6. And now there was only a trace of the brogue in Spud's voice. 🔊

How to use Brogue in Sentences?

  • 1. It cost me sixpence, but was cheap for the money, for the brogue was very choice. 🔊
  • 2. She is seventeen, with a bloom and a brogue that would lay your asceticism in ashes at a flash. 🔊
  • 3. He had no rich brogue on his tongue to charm you into looking at his coat in expectation of seeing his big heart burst out to welcome you. 🔊
  • 4. And he told the judge in a richer brogue than usual that he was a painter subject to irresistible fits of dreaminess and must be excused. 🔊
  • 5. But he soon gave that up, panting and blaspheming, demanded explanations in his hybrid tongue that had half a brogue and half a burr. 🔊
  • 6. His brogue always increased in his cups; devotion to Ireland and a lofty scorn of landlords grew with both. 🔊
  • 7. She had gray hair that was frizzy around her brows and at the back of her neck, and she had an Irish disposition without the brogue to go with it. 🔊
  • 8. Vergil seems to imply that the brogue as well as the name Cimber had been assumed to hide his Asiatic parentage. 🔊
  • 9. He was certainly an awkward lad, and his peculiar brogue as well as the unusual phraseology employed by him was a source of extraordinary amusement and entertainment to everyone. 🔊
  • 10. Only his eyes and his mouth are visible, and often indeed not the latter, for it may be guarded by a piece of leather work not unlike the tongue of a brogue shoe. 🔊
  • 11. The snow on the ground was for hours a slushy compost, that the foot slipped on at every step, or that filled the brogue with a paste that nipped like brine. 🔊
  • 12. If he wore his frayed splendor with a certain picturesque distinction, it was the way he did all things, even his delightful brogue which was if anything a shade too mellifluous to be wholly unaffected. 🔊