brass tacks

noun plural

Definition of BRASS TACKS

:  details of immediate practical importance —usually used in the phrase get down to brass tacks

Examples of BRASS TACKS

  1. <after the usual introductions and requisite pleasantries, we got down to the brass tacks of our business proposal>

First Known Use of BRASS TACKS



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