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brassiest


 
  Overview  of  adj  brassy 
 
  The  adj  brassy  has  3  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  brassy,  brasslike  --  (resembling  the  sound  of  a  brass  instrument) 
  2.  brassy,  cheap,  flash,  flashy,  garish,  gaudy,  gimcrack,  loud,  meretricious,  tacky,  tatty,  tawdry,  trashy  --  (tastelessly  showy;  "a  flash  car";  "a  flashy  ring";  "garish  colors";  "a  gaudy  costume";  "loud  sport  shirts";  "a  meretricious  yet  stylish  book";  "tawdry  ornaments") 
  3.  audacious,  barefaced,  bodacious,  bold-faced,  brassy,  brazen,  brazen-faced,  insolent  --  (unrestrained  by  convention  or  propriety;  "an  audacious  trick  to  pull";  "a  barefaced  hypocrite";  "the  most  bodacious  display  of  tourism  this  side  of  Anaheim"-  Los  Angeles  Times;  "bold-faced  lies";  "brazen  arrogance";  "the  modern  world  with  its  quick  material  successes  and  insolent  belief  in  the  boundless  possibilities  of  progress"-  Bertrand  Russell) 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  brassy 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  brassy 
 
  Sense  2 
  brassy,  cheap,  flash,  flashy,  garish,  gaudy,  gimcrack,  loud,  meretricious,  tacky,  tatty,  tawdry,  trashy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  tasteless)  ->  tasteful,  in  good  taste 
 
  Sense  3 
  audacious,  barefaced,  bodacious,  bold-faced,  brassy,  brazen,  brazen-faced,  insolent 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  unashamed)  ->  ashamed 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  brassy 
 
  3  senses  of  brassy 
 
  Sense  1 
  brassy,  brasslike 
  Pertains  to  noun  brass  (Sense  2) 
  =>brass 
  =>  wind  instrument,  wind 
 
  Sense  2 
  brassy,  cheap,  flash,  flashy,  garish,  gaudy,  gimcrack,  loud,  meretricious,  tacky,  tatty,  tawdry,  trashy 
  =>  tasteless  (vs.  tasteful),  in  poor  taste(prenominal) 
 
  Sense  3 
  audacious,  barefaced,  bodacious,  bold-faced,  brassy,  brazen,  brazen-faced,  insolent 
  =>  unashamed  (vs.  ashamed) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  brassy 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  brassy 
 
  brassy  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  brassy 
  brassy 
 
  Overview  of  adj  brassy 
 
  The  adj  brassy  has  3  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  brassy,  brasslike  --  (resembling  the  sound  of  a  brass  instrument) 
  2.  brassy,  cheap,  flash,  flashy,  garish,  gaudy,  gimcrack,  loud,  meretricious,  tacky,  tatty,  tawdry,  trashy  --  (tastelessly  showy;  "a  flash  car";  "a  flashy  ring";  "garish  colors";  "a  gaudy  costume";  "loud  sport  shirts";  "a  meretricious  yet  stylish  book";  "tawdry  ornaments") 
  3.  audacious,  barefaced,  bodacious,  bold-faced,  brassy,  brazen,  brazen-faced,  insolent  --  (unrestrained  by  convention  or  propriety;  "an  audacious  trick  to  pull";  "a  barefaced  hypocrite";  "the  most  bodacious  display  of  tourism  this  side  of  Anaheim"-  Los  Angeles  Times;  "bold-faced  lies";  "brazen  arrogance";  "the  modern  world  with  its  quick  material  successes  and  insolent  belief  in  the  boundless  possibilities  of  progress"-  Bertrand  Russell)