brassbound

adjective brass·bound \ ˈbras-ˌbau̇nd , -ˈbau̇nd \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

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

Examples of brassbound in a Sentence

  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

1673



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