Definition of brougham in English:

brougham

noun

  • 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. 1.1A car with an open driver's seat.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

brougham

/ˈbruː(ə)m/