Meaning of BRAND in English
I. Brand, Jo /dʒəʊ/ BrE AmE
(1958–) a British ↑ comedian , known for her jokes about men, sex, and being fat but not caring about it
II. Brand, Rus·sell /brænd, ˈrʌs ə l/ BrE AmE
(1975-) a British ↑ comedian , actor, and writer who presents radio and television programmes. Brand is known for his ↑ bohemian appearance. He wears black clothes and has long ↑ shaggy hair. He used to have drug and alcohol problems, but is now ↑ patron for a ↑ charity organization which helps people with ↑ addiction s . He often performs as a ↑ stand-up comedian, and has presented TV programmes such as Big Brother’s Big Mouth , 1 Leicester Square , and Russell Brand’s Got Issues . His ↑ autobiography My Booky Wook was published in 2007.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012