adjective, brass·i·er, brass·i·est.
SYNONYMS FOR brassy
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM brassybrass·i·ly, adverbbrass·i·ness, noun
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Definition for brassy (2 of 2)
noun, plural brass·ies.Golf.
Example sentences from the Web for brassy
Some who had been relying on cheaper grocery-store brands found that their hair turned brassy at the ends.Some young women embraced their gray hair during the pandemic. They might not go back.|Maura Judkis|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
Phil Hoffman had to transform himself into Truman Capote while Julia Roberts won for being brassy in Erin Brockovich.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones|William Boot|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That brassy ploy had caught the Costa Ricans entirely off-guard and had knocked them off their stride.Argentina Drops the Netherlands on Penalties in World Cup Semifinal|Tunku Varadarajan|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The brassy Baptist says AIDS is spread through gay men who wear sharp rings to draw blood out of their targets.
“His films are brassy, anachronistic,” says Rex Roberts, associate editor with Film International.‘Great Gatsby’ Reviewers Divided: Is Baz Luhrmann a Good Director?|Kevin Fallon|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It's inspired by the women she sees on Tumblr who are "bright, brash, and brassy," she explains.
Findin' himsilf in a bad lie, he undhertook to use a brassy in a spirit iv nawthin' venture nawthin' gain.Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
For a moment the bold, brassy look was gone from her face, like a mask that had slipped.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
The brassy noonday fervor, blazing from an unclouded sky, starkly revealed every detail.Cursed|George Allan England
He gazed in silence at Mr. Bryany's brassy and yet simple face, and did not like the face either.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
From where the ball lay an easy brassy brought it near enough to the green to negotiate another four.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson