brass–knuckled

adjective brass–knuck·led

Definition of brass–knuckled

  1. :  inclined to or exhibiting aggression, hostility, or combativeness Arnault's willingness to wage the sort of highly publicized, brass-knuckled takeover battle formerly anathema to European executives has a lot to do with the U.S. market. — Dana Thomas, et al., Newsweek, 5 Apr. 1999

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1905

First Known Use of brass–knuckled

1905


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