The term used
to describe a fan(usually of the older kind, male or female) of the show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
It is the combination
of the words 'bro' and 'pony'Although
'bro' may refer to males, the term 'brony' is gender-neutral, and thus it may be applied to the male and female fans of the show.
"Brony" is the singular form of "Bronies
The term was coined on 4chan's /co/ board.
Brony A: "Dude, just finished
watching the first season of MLP:FiM!"
Brony B: "Cool! So who do you think
is the best pony?"
Brony A mentions the pony they think
Brony B Agrees
and exclaims: "Brohoof!"
The bronies then brohoof, similar to a high