brassy

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[ bras-ee, brah-see ]
/ ˈbræs i, ˈbrɑ si /
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adjective, brass·i·er, brass·i·est.

made of or covered with brass.
resembling brass, as in color.
harsh and metallic: brassy tones.
brazen; bold; loud.
noisy; clamorous: a big, brassy nightclub.

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Origin of brassy

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First recorded in 1570–80; brass + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM brassy

brass·i·ly, adverbbrass·i·ness, noun

Definition for brassy (2 of 2)

brassy2
[ bras-ee, brah-see ]
/ ˈbræs i, ˈbrɑ si /

noun, plural brass·ies.Golf.

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British Dictionary definitions for brassy

brassy
/ (ˈbrɑːsɪ) /

adjective brassier or brassiest

insolent; brazen
flashy; showy
(of sound) harsh, strident, or resembling the sound of a brass instrument
like brass, esp in colour
decorated with or made of brass
a variant spelling of brassie

Derived forms of brassy

brassily, adverbbrassiness, noun
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