Definition of brougham in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbro͞oəm/ /ˈbruəm/ /ˈbrōəm/ /ˈbroʊəm/

Translate brougham into Spanish


  • 1historical A horse-drawn carriage with a roof, four wheels, and an open driver's seat in front.

    ‘The brougham, a one-horse closed carriage, with two or four wheels, is named after him.’
    • ‘Horse drawn broughams can still be seen at horse fairs and special occasions, and are in many cases restored Victorian broughams.’
    • ‘A restored brougham can command a high price at market, since it often includes many handmade components and accents.’
    horse-drawn carriage, trap, hackney, hansom, gig, landau, brougham, cab
    1. 1.1An automobile with an open driver's seat.


Mid 19th century named after Lord Brougham (1778–1868), who designed the carriage.