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Meaning of BRASSY

Pronunciation:  'brasee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bold-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
  2. [adj]  tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
  3. [adj]  resembling the sound of a brass instrument

BRASSY is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bold-faced, brasslike, brazen, brazen-faced, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, in poor taste(p), insolent, loud, meretricious, tacky, tasteless, tatty, tawdry, trashy, unashamed



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Brass"y\, a.
    1. Of or pertaining to brass; having the nature, appearance,
       or hardness, of brass.
    2. Impudent; impudently bold. [Colloq.]
  2. \Brass"y\, n. [Written also {brassie} and {brassey}.]
    A wooden club soled with brass.
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