Pronunciation: (brō'dē), [key]
—n. (sometimes cap.) Slang.
1. a suicidal or daredevil leap; wild dive: to do a brodie from a high ledge.
2. a complete failure; flop.
3. a severe vehicular skid.
4. a sharp reversal in a vehicle's direction by sudden application of the brakes and wrenching of the steering wheel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.