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Definition of "brooking" [brooking]

  • Present participle of brook. Allowing or putting up with. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "brooking" in a sentence
  • "-- I don't know exactly the meaning of "brooking" anything, but I know I wept enough tears of annoyance to form a decent "brook" of themselves!"
  • "His lips descended on hers, his rough kiss brooking no refusal."
  • "Intent on being as bold, brash and undeterred as possible and brooking little nay-saying from any quarter, she even felt free to jump the gun on movies made by directors whom she championed."