Pronunciation: (brā'dē),[key] —n. 1. James Buchanan(“Diamond Jim”), 1856–1917, U.S. financier, noted for conspicuously extravagant living.
2. Mathew B., 1823?–96, U.S. photographer, esp. of the Civil War.
3. a male given name.
a combining form meaning “slow,” used in the formation of compound words: bradytelic.