brazen definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by flagrant and insolent audacity. See Synonyms at shameless.
    • Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound: "sudden brazen clashes of the soldiers' band” ( James Joyce).
    • manufactured from brass.
    • Resembling metal, as with color or power.
    • regarding, made from, or resembling metal (in shade or energy).
    • Sounding harsh and noisy, like metal cymbals or metal devices.
    • incredibly powerful; impenetrable.
    • Shamelessly surprising and offensive; Impudent; barefaced; immodest; or unblushing.
    • related to, made of, or resembling, metal.
    • Sounding harsh and noisy, like resounding metal.
    • Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass.
    • Marked by flagrant and insolent audacity. See Synonyms at shameless.
    • Having a loud, generally harsh, resonant noise: "sudden brazen clashes regarding the troops' musical organization” ( James Joyce).
    • made from brass.
    • Resembling brass, as with color or power.
    • with respect to, manufactured from, or resembling metal (in shade or strength).
    • Sounding harsh and noisy, like metal cymbals or metal instruments.
    • exceedingly strong; impenetrable.
    • Shamelessly surprising and offensive; Impudent; barefaced; immodest; or unblushing.
    • Pertaining to, manufactured from, or resembling, brass.
    • Sounding harsh and loud, like resounding metal.
    • made of or resembling brass (such as color or hardness)
    • Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like metal.
    • unrestrained by meeting or propriety
    • made of or resembling brass (as with shade or stiffness)
    • unrestrained by meeting or propriety
  • verb-transitive:
    • to handle or go through with bold self-assurance: brazened out the crisis.
    • to transport by impudently or shamelessly.
    • To face or undergo with bold self-assurance: brazened out the crisis.
    • to transport through impudently or shamelessly.
  • verb:
    • To carry through in a brazen manner. Generally used in combination with away or through.
    • To carry through in a brazen fashion. Typically used with away or through.
    • face with defiance or impudence
    • face with defiance or impudence
  • others:
    • manufactured from brass: since, a brazen helmet.
    • with respect to metal; continuing from metal.
    • exceedingly powerful; impenetrable: from metal often providing as a form of strength, impenetrability, and the like: as, “environed with a brazen wall”, Shak., 3 Hen. VI., ii.
    • Impudent; having a front like metal.
    • additionally spelled brasen.
    • To respond with insolence or effrontery in regards to: with an indefinite it as object.
    • made from metal: because, a brazen helmet.
    • Pertaining to brass; continuing from brass.
    • exceptionally strong; impenetrable: from metal frequently serving as a form of strength, impenetrability, and the like: as, “environed with a brazen wall”, Shak., 3 Hen. VI., ii.
    • Impudent; having a front like metal.
    • additionally spelled brasen.
    • To behave with insolence or effrontery in regard to: with an indefinite it as object.

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