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brazen

[ brey-zuhn ]
/ ˈbreɪ zən /
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adjective

shameless or impudent: brazen presumption.
made of brass.
like brass, as in sound, color, or strength.

verb (used with object)

to make brazen or bold.

Verb Phrases

brazen out / through to face boldly or shamelessly: He prefers to brazen it out rather than admit defeat.

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Origin of brazen

before 1000; Middle English brasen (adjective), Old English bræsen “of brass

synonym study for brazen

1. See bold.

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British Dictionary definitions for brazen

brazen
/ (ˈbreɪzən) /

adjective

shameless and bold
made of or resembling brass
having a ringing metallic sound like that of a brass trumpet

verb (tr)

(usually foll by out or through) to face and overcome boldly or shamelesslythe witness brazened out the prosecutor's questions
to make (oneself, etc) bold or brash

Derived forms of brazen

brazenly, adverbbrazenness, noun

Word Origin for brazen

Old English bræsen, from bræs brass
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