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adjective brass·i·er, brass·i·est
- Made of or decorated with brass.
- Resembling brass, as in 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; flashy.
- Informal Brazen; insolent.
- brassˈi·ly adverb
- brassˈi·ness noun
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Variant of brassie.