brook  

  • Pronunciation of brook: B R UH1 K (brʊk)

  • Number of syllables of brook: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of brook

  • Definition of brook

    • (n): a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"  
    • (v): put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"  
  • Examples of brook

    • There is brook in my town.  
    • The brook reaches the Ashuelot River at the village of Winchester.  
    • The boundary was the Stirrup Brook.  
    • The stream is formed by the juncture of Cascade Brook and Flume Brook.  
    • Brook trout thrive in the upper reaches of the stream.  
    • The heart of the town is at the junction of the River Roch and Ealees Brook.  
    • The headwaters of the brook are variously given.  
    • The Ellen brook and Swan River meet in the northeastern corner of the suburb.  
    • Everyone sat down in a lather by the brook.  
    • An anchorite is sitting aside of a brook.  

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