Definition of broth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//brɒθ//
; NAmE NAmE//brɑːθ//
, NAmE//brɔːθ//
[uncountable, countable]
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  • thick soup made by boiling meat or fish and vegetables in water chicken broth see also Scotch broth
  • Word OriginOld English, of Germanic origin; related to brew.Idioms
    too many cooks spoil the broth
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    (saying) if too many people are involved in doing something, it will not be done well
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