A marketing goal and methodology which involves elevating hype over substance; of imparting great value to the name whether or not the thing so named is worth anything at all.
Coca-Cola and Pepsi are successful examples of branding, even though the value of soft drinks and preferring one over the other is debateable.
Creating a permanent marking in a human or animal by heating a metal object, often molded to form the shape of the owner's initials, and pressed hard into the receipent's body.
This was common among farmers who branded their cattle to identify them as belonging to them. This can also be found in extreme BDSM and sadomasochistic scenarios, where the dominant partner "brands" the submissive partner as his or her own.
Jimbo enjoys branding his cattle.
Taking a piece of $hi* and spray painting it.
Adam: Did you see the crap
they were selling in there?
Mark: Yeah, but the packaging and branding made it smell less awful...
Any marketing idea that involves large amounts of money and no measurable returns.
Eric is a master of branding.
to leave any type of mark on a female after sex
Peter:yoooo i jus got done having sex
Jimmy:really i dont believe you
Peter:ohh really go check her neck da bitch let me practice my Branding
"I really like this girl. I think I'm going to do some branding tonight."
To acknowledge that you and another individual whom you happen to be in contact with, at that place and time, are wearing brand name clothing from the exact same brand.
Tim: Thats a cool Hollister
shirt Cole, where did you get it?
Cole: Same place you got yours you preppy douche-nugget.
Tim: Haha man, we are TOTALLY branding!