brass tacks

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of brass tacks

  1. the specific practical details of something after the usual introductions and requisite pleasantries, we got down to the brass tacks of our business proposal Synonyms nitty-gritty, nuts and bolts, ropesRelated Words incidentals, ins and outs, minutiae, particulars, specifics, technicalities; oddities, peculiarities, quirks; ramificationsNear Antonyms big picture

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