Mar 22, 2016 12:39 IST

Meaning: A natural stream of water smaller than a river

Pronunciation: broo k

Synonyms: beck, creek, streamlet, branch, river, watercourse, spring

Usage/Example: 1. This brook dried up every year in the summer

2. In my grandma's village we sit near the brook to relish the corn on the cob

3. I love to sit near the brook with the legs dangling in the water