We don't know when they say that the name of this show is "Broad City" whether they are, in part, saying that the comedy is going to be broad and thereby giving the term multiple meanings, but we can say with great certainty that they, at the very least, mean "women" when they say "broads." How do we know this? Because the series description closes with "these young broads are always down with whatever hits them." And, what might hit them? Life in NYC which, let's face it, ain't easy, especially if you're in your 20s and broke and the women ("broads") on this show are.