(as) bold as brass

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (as) bold as brass

: not afraid at all : very confident or bold
  • I was too nervous to do it, but my sister went right up to him (as) bold as brass and asked for his autograph.

Word by Word Definitions

bold play
  1. : fearless before danger : intrepid

  2. : showing or requiring a fearless daring spirit

  3. : impudent, presumptuous

  1. : boldface

brass play
  1. : an alloy consisting essentially of copper and zinc in variable proportions

  2. : the brass instruments of an orchestra or band

  3. : a usually brass memorial tablet

  1. : made of brass — see also brass ring, brass tacks

  2. : made up of or composed for brass musical instruments — see also brass band


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