brodie \BROH-dee\ (noun) – 1 : A daredevil or suicidal jump. 2 : A spectacular failure. 3 : A sudden change in a vehicle's direction.

After Steve Brodie, who claimed to be the first person to survive a dive from the Brooklyn Bridge in 1886.

After betting his pants on Serbia-Montenegro winning the FIFA World Cup 2006, Danesh's team did a brodie by going down 6-0 to Argentina.

Sigh.
 

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