Brogan meaning: A thick and heavy shoe. A coarse work shoe reaching to the ankle.
Synonyms: brogue, clodhopper, work shoe
Quotations: Jacqueline Woodson – At the end of the day he lights a cigarette, unlaces his dusty brogans.
Toni Morrison – King rummaged around, spitting tobacco, and came up with some mud-caked brogans.
Robert Green – No man shod in the brogans of impudence should walk into the temple of another man’s soul.
Charles Neville – He stood twisting his brogan toe in the hard-tramped dirt of the cabin yard.
King Charles – Here, too, the compact battalion of the infantry has stacked its arms and set about kicking the heavy mud off its worn brogans.
- That company manufactures four types of brogans, plow shoes and sports shoes.
- Those brogans are fitting too high on the ankle and are awkward.
- The shoes, when we could get them, were heavy English brogans, very hard on our feet, but durable.
- The shoes were made on the place and were called red brogans.
- He stood five feet six in his work-scuffed brogans, faded blue jeans and an equally faded denim work shirt.
- Beside the chair was a pair of brogan shoes with gaping splits across the toes to avoid cramping his feet.
- Us have home make clothes and brogan shoes, come from Austin or some place.
- Every Christmas us got a set white Lowell clothes and a pair brogan shoes and they done us the whole year, or us go naked.
- He is a small, muscular man, dressed in faded work clothes and heavy brogans, laced with string.
- Each man in sight carried his heavy brogan shoes hung about his neck.