As nouns the difference between bruv and bro
is that bruv
is (uk|slang) brother, mate, friend while bro
is (slang) brother; a male sibling.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(UK, slang) Brother, mate, friend.
* 1992 , in Today :
- The lads in the Nags 'Ead were just talking about your bit of managerial bovver and I said to Rodney, 'Bruv , this could be my big chance.'
* Used mainly to address one's brother, when it is sometimes capitalised.
(slang) brother; a male sibling
(slang) brother; a male comrade or friend; one who shares one’s ideals.
(slang) brother; an African-American.
(slang) brother; (used to address a male)
(slang) a fratboy or someone that espouses the fraternity bro culture
* cool story bro