brassy definition

  • adjective:
    • made from or decorated with metal.
    • Resembling brass, such as color.
    • Music Resembling or characterized by the sound of brass instruments: "The band was now playing some brassy march” ( Robert Penn Warren).
    • Cheap and showy; fancy.
    • Informal Brazen; insolent.
    • Resembling brass.
    • Impudent; impudently strong.
    • Of or regarding metal; obtaining the nature, appearance, or hardness, of metal.
    • Impudent; impudently bold.
    • resembling the sound of a brass instrument
    • tastelessly showy
    • unrestrained by convention or propriety
  • noun:
    • Variant of brassie.
    • identical to brassie
    • A wooden club soled with brass.
    • A Scotch name for the bib, a gadoid seafood.
    • A wooden golf-club shod with brass in the sole.
  • others:
    • related to or having the attributes of brass; brazen: chiefly utilized in a derogatory sense: because, a brassy taste; the color is brassy.
    • Brazen-faced; impudent.

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