brassbound


brass·bound

adjective \ˈbras-ˌband, -ˈband\

Definition of BRASSBOUND

1
:  having trim made of brass or a metal resembling brass
2
a (1) :  tradition-bound and opinionated (2) :  making no concessions :  inflexible
b :  brazen, presumptuous

Examples of BRASSBOUND

  1. <a person of brassbound honesty>
  2. <the brassbound military leadership had failed to realize that this time the nation was fighting a different kind of war>

First Known Use of BRASSBOUND

1767

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