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Synonyms for brass
bræs, brɑsbrass

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. brass

    Audacity, in the sense here considered, is a reckless defiance of law, decency, public opinion, or personal rights, claims, or views, approaching the meaning of impudence or shamelessness, but always carrying the thought of the personal risk that one disregards in such defiance; the merely impudent or shameless person may take no thought of consequences; the audacious person recognizes and recklessly braves them. Hardihood defies and disregards the rational judgment of men. Effrontery (Latin effrons, barefaced, shameless) adds to audacity and hardihood the special element of defiance of considerations of propriety, duty, and respect for others, yet not to the extent implied in impudence or shamelessness. Impudence disregards what is due to superiors; shamelessness defies decency. Boldness is forward-stepping courage, spoken of with reference to the presence and observation of others; boldness, in the good sense, is courage viewed from the outside; but the word is frequently used in an unfavorable sense to indicate a lack of proper sensitiveness and modesty. Compare ASSURANCE; BRAVE.

    Synonyms:
    assurance, audacity, boldness, effrontery, hardihood, impudence, insolence, shamelessness

    Antonyms:
    bashfulness, coyness, diffidence, modesty, sensitiveness, shrinking, shyness, timidity

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. brassnoun

    an alloy of copper and zinc

    Synonyms:
    establishment, memorial tablet, governance, face, cheek, boldness, governing body, plaque, organization, nerve, brass section, organisation, brass instrument, administration

  2. brass, brass instrumentnoun

    a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

    Synonyms:
    establishment, memorial tablet, governance, face, cheek, boldness, governing body, plaque, organization, nerve, brass section, organisation, brass instrument, administration

  3. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationnoun

    the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

    "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

    Synonyms:
    brass section, arrangement, constitution, establishment, memorial tablet, organization, judicature, presidency, system, presidential term, face, ecesis, governance, governing body, plaque, governing, disposal, validation, giving medication, government activity, boldness, formation, administration, cheek, brass instrument, government, nerve, organisation, institution

  4. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheeknoun

    impudent aggressiveness

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

    Synonyms:
    font, look, case, hardiness, nervus, aspect, administration, cheek, strikingness, boldness, fount, buttock, impudence, governing body, hardihood, nerve, plaque, daring, facial expression, brass section, side, organization, grimace, heart, memorial tablet, spunk, face, organisation, mettle, expression, governance, brass instrument, human face, establishment, typeface, impertinence

  5. brassnoun

    an ornament or utensil made of brass

    Synonyms:
    establishment, memorial tablet, governance, face, cheek, boldness, governing body, plaque, organization, nerve, brass section, organisation, brass instrument, administration

  6. brass section, brassnoun

    the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments

    Synonyms:
    establishment, memorial tablet, brass section, governance, face, cheek, boldness, governing body, plaque, organization, nerve, organisation, brass instrument, administration

  7. brass, memorial tablet, plaquenoun

    a memorial made of brass

    Synonyms:
    establishment, memorial tablet, governance, face, cheek, boldness, governing body, plaque, organization, nerve, brass section, organisation, brass instrument, administration

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. brassnoun

    Synonyms:
    alloy of copper and zinc

  2. brassnoun

    Synonyms:
    assurance, boldness, pertness, effrontery, presumption, audacity, forwardness, face, front, CHEEK

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. brassnoun

    Synonyms:
    impudence, insolence, temerity, effrontery, audacity

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "brass":

    bronze, copper, illegal

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How to use brass in a sentence?

  1. Phil Berger:

    This should tell you all you need to know about Cooper and Senate Democrats’ motives, they aren’t interested in moving past this issue or protecting the privacy and safety of North Carolina families. They’re brass-knuckled politicians who want to wage a nasty culture war with divisive issues, so they can keep filling their campaign coffers with cash from fringe liberal activists.

  2. Omare Lamrani:

    It’s a very old plane, but definitely one of the most capable, air Force has been moving toward multi-mission aircraft, but when Air Force comes to this particular mission this plane is unrivaled in Air Force ability. There is no weapon in our arsenal that offers more effective close-air support to American ground troops serving in harms way than the A-10 aircraft, - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. First designated for retirement in 2011, a planning document the Air Force published in mid-February reveals that 2022 is the flying branch's newest deadline for the last A-10 flight. The extension was announced by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter during a preview of the Pentagon’s budget at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. according to the Arizona Daily Star. The venerable plane, first built for destroying Soviet tanks, has been on the chopping block since the sequester of 2011 mandated steep cuts in the Pentagon budget. Although the planes haven't been built in more than 30 years, the Department of Defense believes it can save maintenance costs by phasing them out. Air Force brass believes newer, faster aircraft like the F-16, F-15E, and, eventually, Lockheed Martin’s F-35 can do a better job of the Warthog’s mission of providing close air support to soldiers on the ground. But the Pentagon disagrees and has pushed back, leading to Air Force brass to extend the end date for a phase out. The plane has survived year-to-year, with powerful lawmakers such as Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., fighting to keep it alive.

  3. Ethan Miller/Getty Images:

    I used metal picks -- they’re brass and copper -- which I always held in my mouth, in the exact place where I got the tongue cancer, plus, I basically live in a recording studio that’s filled with electromagnetic energy. So that’s one theory. I mean, I was smoking and doing a lot of drugs and a lot of everything. But at the same time, my lungs are totally clear. This is just my own theory, but the doctors say it’s possible.

  4. Sandeep Khandelwal:

    Simplicity is the end, and not the beginning, of design, we developed clean and uncluttered interiors, weaving in ancient metal jaalis screens, antique brass embossing, block printed fabrics and hand-picked artifacts.

  5. Ethan Ellestad:

    If you make 80 decibels the limit in the French Quarter, you're never going to realistically have a brass band that can perform.


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