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brassy


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brassy  \Brass"y\,  n.  [Written  also  {brassie}  and  {brassey}.] 
  (Golf) 
  A  wooden  club  soled  with  brass. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brassy  \Brass"y\,  a. 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  brass;  having  the  nature,  appearance, 
  or  hardness,  of  brass. 
 
  2.  Impudent;  impudently  bold.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brassy 
  adj  1:  resembling  the  sound  of  a  brass  instrument  [syn:  {brasslike}] 
  2:  tastelessly  showy;  "a  flash  car";  "a  flashy  ring";  "garish 
  colors";  "a  gaudy  costume";  "loud  sport  shirts";  "a 
  meretricious  yet  stylish  book";  "tawdry  ornaments"  [syn:  {cheap}, 
  {flash},  {flashy},  {garish},  {gaudy},  {gimcrack},  {loud}, 
  {meretricious},  {tacky},  {tatty},  {tawdry},  {trashy}] 
  3:  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  [syn:  {audacious},  {barefaced},  {bodacious}, 
  {bold-faced},  {brazen},  {brazen-faced},  {insolent}] 




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