The Complete Broisms Dictionary

Abrocrombie And Fitch —a preppie bro.
Example: “Dave went away to college and came back wearing a sweater around his neck—he’s like a total Abrocrombie And Fitch.

acbronym—when bros make acronym’s for broish things.
Example: “Dude, I say we go to Beacon’s for some SITT—super irie tube time.

albrotross—a bro who surfs with his arms spread out.
Example: “When Sage flies down the line with his arms out, he flies like an albrotross.

Afbro-American—Your bro who’s an African-American.
Example: “Did you see that guy who looks like Michael Jordan destroying Del Mar Jetties yesterday? That’s my Afbro-American friend Willie!

afbrodesiac—Love potion for bros.
Example: “Last week some girl gave me a drink, and I ended up kissing her that night—she totally slipped me an afbrodesiac!

Algebrah—Figuring out the Hawai’ian wave scale.
Example: “Wot, dat wave was bigga den a house—must be two ta tree feet. Use sum algebrah, kook.

ambrodextrous—A bro who can throw a shaka with his left or right hand.
Example: “Jamey’s totally ambrodextrous—he can surf switch and throw sick shakas with either hand. Hell yeah!

anthbropology—the study of old-school bros.
Example: “Dude, I enjoy studying Jamey’s super-shred, tree-barrel, skate style—it’s like anthbropology.

best in bro—Awarded to the bro who gets the one girl in a party full of bros.
Example: “Josh won best in bro last night and ended up at Jenny’s house.

Bilbro Baggins—Your bro who’s obssesed with The Lord Of The Rings.
Example: “Jake’s seen The Twin Towers eight times. He’s such a Bilbro Baggins.

brahphet—The guy who thinks he knows everything.
Example: “Jimmy was over last night telling everyone the Padres are going to win the World Series this year. He’s such a brahphet.

Bro and Luke Duke—A couple of Southern bros who are related in some way.
Example: “Look, the Gilligans are wearing matching Hawai’ian shirts and skidding out in the parking lot again. They’re like Bro and Luke Duke.

bro and tell—When a bro gets out of the water and starts bragging about the tube he just got.
Example: “Dude, I got some bro and tell for you! I took like a full-on late drop, so I just did this radical bottom turn, set my inside rail, and got spit out of this gnarly barrel in front of this dude Eric.

Bro Derek—The super-hot chick who only hangs out with bros.
Example: “Tammy’s way too hot to be hanging with those bros, she’s a total Bro Derek.

Bro Emerton —when Beau Emerton becomes your bro.
Example: “I met Beau Emerton at the Red Bull house, now I just call him Bro Emerton.

bro in the dark—The bro who’s never tan.
Example: “Justin needs to take his shirt off and get a tan—if he doesn’t he’ll bro in the dark.

bro it all—The bro who knows it all.
Example: “Willie’s a total bro it all-he thinks knows everything about surfing.

Bro Jack—An alarm system your bro’s girlfriend uses to find him.
Example: “Dude, Chris was supposed to be at work, but Marie activated her Bro Jack and found him partying at the Saloon.

Bro Jackson—The bro who’s good at everything.
Example: “Josh beat me in a heat yesterday and golf today. He’s good at everything like Bro Jackson.

Bro Jay Simpson—The bro who gets away with murder.
Example: “Dude, I totally snaked that big local and didn’t get beat up. I feel like Bro Jay Simpson.

bro job—When a mag runs a photo just to make a company happy.
Example: “Dudes, according to our ad guy Bob, it’s time for a bro job. He says we have to run that photo of Brendan or else Shred Stix will pull out.

“bro to hell!-What a bro says when he gets pissed at another bro.
Example: “You fully snaked me and you know it, Grant. o to hell!

bro’s nest—A place were a bunch of bros hang out.
Example: “Hey, bro. Let’s all go back to the bro’s nest and chill on the real.

broa constrictor—A bro who likes to hug other bros.
Example: “Dude, Chris can’t stop hugging me. I think he’s a broa constrictor.

broactive—A bro who’s super hyper.
Example: “Brett surfs everyday, all day-he’s super broactive.

broad block—When a bro blocks another from getting a chick.
Example: “I was totally getting ready to kiss Stacie when Pete asked if I still had mono—a total broad block.

Broakland Raider—Your bro from the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area who always surfs your break.
Example: “Bro, Casey keeps surfing my break everyday. What is he, an Broakland Raider or something?

broala—An Aussie bro you never see.
Example: “Mate, have you seen Clayto anywhere? I can’t locate him—he’s hiding like a broala.

bro-am—A contest for bros only.
Example: “Hey, bro. Let’s get all the bros together and have a bro-am.

broasis—The local bar all the bros hang out at.
Example: “I went to Yogi’s Friday night and there were so many bros I thought it was a broasis.

broast—When a bunch of bros sit around and roast each other.
Example: “Bro, that wasn’t an irie tree barrel, that was a bogus bush slam! Dude, I’m gonna broast you for sure tonight.

Broba Fett—Your bro who hunts down chicks.
Example: “Mike’s in Broba Fett mode-look at the way he’s hunting down Melissa.

brobalization—The slow spread of bros around the world.
Example: “My brobalization plan is moving ahead now that my bro Jesse lives in Chile.

brobation—A bro who never leaves his house because his parents or girlfriend won’t let him.
Example: “Dude, Chris can never go out. His girl’s always got him on brobation.

brobedience training—When bros learn things such as table manners.
Example: “Sorry, bro, my mom says I can’t eat my burritos with my hands anymore. She says it’s part of brobedience training.

Brobi Won Kenobi—A bro who’s always in position for the peak.
Example: “Josh must be using the force like Brobi Won Kenobi-he’s getting every set wave.

brobituary—A short description of an ex bro who went off and got married.
Example: “We miss you Chris. We knew Marie was taking you from us so we wrote you this brobituary.

bro-bono—Your lawyer bro who surfs and gives free legal advice.
Example: “Dude, I got in a fight with the lifeguards, and my lawyer bro Matt Miller saw it all. He’s says he’ll represent me bro-bono.

bro-bro—A super good bro.
Example: “Dude, Mike’s more than just my bro, he’s my bro-bro.

brobation —permission from a girlfriend or wife to escape the brorrectional facility and hang with the bros.
Example: “Word on the streets has it Will did all his chores and the warden put him on brobation—let’s go out tonight.

brobot—your bro who shows no emotion.
Example: “James’s such a brobot—he lost his dog and didn’t even cry.

broccasion—A bro’s birthday, anniversary, or special event.
Example: “Hell yeah, today is the second anniversary of Joel’s first off-the-lip. It’s a total broccasion—let’s party.

broceanographer—The bro who knows exactly when every swell is hitting and from where.
Example: “According to our broceanographer Mark, the next South Swell is reading eight feet at fifteen seconds at the offshore buoys—dude, let’s go to Newps!

Broceanside—The town where TransWorld SURF is based. Also a magnet for transplants who import their bros.
Example: “I’m soo sick of Jacksonville’s flat surf. I think it’s time we moved to Broceanside with our bro Joey.

brocedure—A bro who has the same system of getting ready to surf.
Example: “Coffee, poo, and stretch-that’s Josh’s brocedure every morning.

brocrastinator—A bro who takes hours to pick you up to surf.
Example: “Whenever Doug says an hour it means two-he’s such a brocrastinator.

Broda—The older, wiser bro who’s always teaching younger bros a lesson.
Example: “Broda showed me how to use the force to do airs today.

brodent—A bro who looks like a rat.
Example: “Chris is 30 years old and still looks like a rat-he’s a brodent.

brodependent—a bro who relies on other bros.
Example: “Charlie’s totally brodependent—he can’t go surfing without one of his bros.

brodephile—A bro that always hooks up with younger girls.
Example: “Chad is a professional lurker, he just cruises around lookin’ for young footage like a brodephile.

broducer—A bro who works in Hollywood.
Example: “Garrett like a Hollywood broducer-he can’t stop talking about the set he’s working on.

broduce—The veggies that bros eat.
Example: “I’m only eating lettuce this week-strictly broduce.

broem—The stupid poems about surfing that bros send us.
Example: “Please no more broems bros.

broexist—When bros don’t like each other, but surf the same spot.
Example: “Uh oh, Jason and John are out at Southside together, they’re gonna have to broexist.

brofanity—Naughty words used by a bro.
Example: “After Justin slammed he used a shitload of brofanity paddling back out.

brofessional: A bro who’s good enough to be pro.
Example: “Paul is so good and so bro-ish, he’s a bro-fessional.

brofessor—A bro who teaches other bros about surfing.
Example: “Dude, Lags is teaching all those chicks how to surf like he’s a brofessor.

broffeur—The bro who chauffeurs other bros all the time.
Example: “Dude, that shred session wore me out. I can’t drive in this condition—I better call my broffeur.

broficient—A bro who knows a lot about surfing and being a bro.
Example: “Hey Charlie, you’re broficient in wax knowledge, what temperature should I use?

brofiling—When a bro is discriminated against for being a bro.
Example: “Dude, I think that cop was brofiling me—he saw the boards on my Camaro and pulled me over.

bro-getter—a bro who gets things done.
Example: “Gus is such a bro-getter. He cleans his house, washes his dogs, and eats breakfast—all before the morning seshie.

Brogi Bear—The bro who always steals your lunch.
Example: “All I know is that I came in from my sesh and one of my bros was eating my lunch—he’s a total Brogi Bear.

brogram—Plans made by a bro.
Example: “According to the brogram, we’re irie tree skating at three.

brohemian—A bro who hangs out with an artistic crowd.
Example: “Dude, Pascal and Brendan are getting artsy-fartsy with their artist friends—they’re being total brohemians.

brohibition —When a bro is forced out of being a bro.
Example: “Justin quit being a bro ever since brohibition began and they outlawed Irie Tree Skating on Neptune Street.

brohibition—When a bro is forced out of being a bro.
Example: “Justin quit being a bro ever since brohibition began and they outlawed Irie Tree Skating on Neptune Street.

bro-ho—A chick who only hooks up with your bros.
Example: “Dude, Wednesday night Virginia was hooking up with my bro Sage, and Thursday she was clutching onto my other bro Casey. Then, last night I went to Club Puto and saw her trying to pick up on my best-bro Josh—she’s such a bro-ho!

broincidence—when you randomly run into one of your bros in a place you least expect it.
Example: “Talk about broincedence! I was getting totally tubed at Grinder’s in Indo when my bro Ratty paddled out and started yelling—I’d recognize thatr>Example: “Coffee, poo, and stretch-that’s Josh’s brocedure every morning.

brocrastinator—A bro who takes hours to pick you up to surf.
Example: “Whenever Doug says an hour it means two-he’s such a brocrastinator.

Broda—The older, wiser bro who’s always teaching younger bros a lesson.
Example: “Broda showed me how to use the force to do airs today.

brodent—A bro who looks like a rat.
Example: “Chris is 30 years old and still looks like a rat-he’s a brodent.

brodependent—a bro who relies on other bros.
Example: “Charlie’s totally brodependent—he can’t go surfing without one of his bros.

brodephile—A bro that always hooks up with younger girls.
Example: “Chad is a professional lurker, he just cruises around lookin’ for young footage like a brodephile.

broducer—A bro who works in Hollywood.
Example: “Garrett like a Hollywood broducer-he can’t stop talking about the set he’s working on.

broduce—The veggies that bros eat.
Example: “I’m only eating lettuce this week-strictly broduce.

broem—The stupid poems about surfing that bros send us.
Example: “Please no more broems bros.

broexist—When bros don’t like each other, but surf the same spot.
Example: “Uh oh, Jason and John are out at Southside together, they’re gonna have to broexist.

brofanity—Naughty words used by a bro.
Example: “After Justin slammed he used a shitload of brofanity paddling back out.

brofessional: A bro who’s good enough to be pro.
Example: “Paul is so good and so bro-ish, he’s a bro-fessional.

brofessor—A bro who teaches other bros about surfing.
Example: “Dude, Lags is teaching all those chicks how to surf like he’s a brofessor.

broffeur—The bro who chauffeurs other bros all the time.
Example: “Dude, that shred session wore me out. I can’t drive in this condition—I better call my broffeur.

broficient—A bro who knows a lot about surfing and being a bro.
Example: “Hey Charlie, you’re broficient in wax knowledge, what temperature should I use?

brofiling—When a bro is discriminated against for being a bro.
Example: “Dude, I think that cop was brofiling me—he saw the boards on my Camaro and pulled me over.

bro-getter—a bro who gets things done.
Example: “Gus is such a bro-getter. He cleans his house, washes his dogs, and eats breakfast—all before the morning seshie.

Brogi Bear—The bro who always steals your lunch.
Example: “All I know is that I came in from my sesh and one of my bros was eating my lunch—he’s a total Brogi Bear.

brogram—Plans made by a bro.
Example: “According to the brogram, we’re irie tree skating at three.

brohemian—A bro who hangs out with an artistic crowd.
Example: “Dude, Pascal and Brendan are getting artsy-fartsy with their artist friends—they’re being total brohemians.

brohibition —When a bro is forced out of being a bro.
Example: “Justin quit being a bro ever since brohibition began and they outlawed Irie Tree Skating on Neptune Street.

brohibition—When a bro is forced out of being a bro.
Example: “Justin quit being a bro ever since brohibition began and they outlawed Irie Tree Skating on Neptune Street.

bro-ho—A chick who only hooks up with your bros.
Example: “Dude, Wednesday night Virginia was hooking up with my bro Sage, and Thursday she was clutching onto my other bro Casey. Then, last night I went to Club Puto and saw her trying to pick up on my best-bro Josh—she’s such a bro-ho!

broincidence—when you randomly run into one of your bros in a place you least expect it.
Example: “Talk about broincedence! I was getting totally tubed at Grinder’s in Indo when my bro Ratty paddled out and started yelling—I’d recognize that hoot anywhere.

broing pains—The bro who gets tired of being such a bro.
Example: “Bro, Andre must be going through broing pains. I saw him yesterday, and instead of giving me a shaka, he shook my hand.

broken-arm style: When someone surfs with their arm all broken.
Example: “Sage, tuck that arm in! You like you have a broken arm style.

broker—A bro who’s always trying to sell you something.
Example: “Dude, Jamey tried selling me his old boogie board again-he’s such a broker.

brolemic—the bro who’s super skinny.
Example: “My bro Joel is a typical brolemic—he eats so much yet stays so skinny.

brolester—The bro who constantly touches other bros.
Example: “Sage, quite touching my no-no spot! Are you a brolester or something.

broletariat—Your “working class friends.
Example: “Marc and the rest of the broletariat went to Taco Bell for dinner.

brolex—a bro who’s always on time.
Example: “Oh wow, man. I know it’s time to surf when I hear my brolex knocking on my door.

brolice—Cops that surf.
Example: “Uh oh, Officer Frank’s paddling over here cause I snaked that longboarder.He thinks he’s the Brolice or something.

broliferate—When after you come into some money, suddenly everyone’s your friend.
Example: “Ever since I won the lottery, my friends have broliferated.

broligamy—When a bro has more than one chick.
Example: “Wow, I wish Casey would give me one of his chicks—he’s a total broligamist.

broligarchy—When a small group of bros run a break.
Example: “Jason, Josh, and Sage think they have a Broligarchy—they told me to leave the pier yesterday, and now I can’t rip there.

broliterate—what your bro does to waves.
Example: “I dig watching my bro Willy surf. He rips so hard he practically broliterates the wave.

brollaborate—When two or more bros collaborate to create something.
Example: “Do you see that big airbrush scene of a wave on the side of my house? Dude, my bros Aaron and Dwayne did that—it was a full-on brollaboration.

broller coaster—A bro who just pumps down the line and waves his arms.
Example: “Sage’s arms are waving down the line again—he’s a total broller coaster.

broller skater or brollerblader—A bro who likes to roller skate or fruitboot.
Example: “I was taking a walk down The Strand last night when I saw Swift brollerblading—we never knew it, dude.

bromance—Romance between bros.
Example: “It looks like there’s a little bit of bromance between Ryan and Matt.

bromancing the stone (Courtesy of J. Faris from San Diego) —The bro who only wears Volcom.
Example: “Brad’s bromancing the stone—he’s rocking Volcom from head to toe again.

Bromer Pyle—A bro who joins the Marines.
Example: “Dupont’s so stoked. He just got stationed at Camp Pendleton in San Diego and surfs every day like he’s Bromer Pyle or something!

Brometheus—A bro who likes to play with fire.
Example: “Cheyne was playing bromethius when he lit his hair on fire.

brommando—a bro who doesn’t wear underwear.
Example: “I’d totally give Pete a wedgie, but I can’t—he only goes brommando.

brommunication skills—A bro who says all the cool bro words.
Example: “Dude, we were street shreddin’ one day after an irie session and we saw this full-on cement bank, so Shad and I pretended it was a super-gnarly peak just chillin’ waiting for my slash—you know I just got totally radical on it. How’s that for some gnarly brommunication skills?

bromo box—What you send that sponsored bro.
Example: “Desi sent me a bromo box, and it had ten pairs of Adios in it—hell yeah!

bromosome—When one bro inherits bro traits from his dad.
Example: “Big Tim and Little Tim

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