Definition of the brass ringUS, informal
- He made his first try for the brass ring when he ran for mayor a few years ago.
- She's decided to go for the brass ring and start her own business.
: a circular band for holding, connecting, hanging, pulling, packing, or sealing
: a circlet usually of precious metal worn especially on the finger
: a circular line, figure, or object
: to provide with a ring
: to place or form a ring around : encircle
: to sound resonantly or sonorously
: to be filled with a reverberating sound : resound
: to have the sensation of being filled with a humming sound
: a set of bells
: a clear resonant sound made by or resembling that made by vibrating metal
: resonant tone : sonority
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