brassy

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adjective \ˈbra-sē\

Definition of brassy

brassier

brassiest

  1. 1 a :  shamelessly bold <a brassy reporter> b :  obstreperous

  2. 2 :  resembling brass especially in color

  3. 3 :  resembling the sound of a brass instrument

brassily

play \ˈbra-sə-lē\ adverb

brassiness

play \ˈbra-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of brassy in a sentence

  1. <a brassy customer insisted on arriving late and still being taken first>

1576

First Known Use of brassy

1576


BRASSY Defined for English Language Learners

brassy

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adjective \ˈbra-sē\

Definition of brassy for English Language Learners

  • : very confident and aggressive in a loud and sometimes annoying way

  • : having a loud and often harsh sound

  • : resembling or suggesting brass



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