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Definition 1: resembling the sound of a brass instrument - [adjective denoting pert]

Synonyms for brassy in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: tastelessly showy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where brassy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flash car
  • a flashy ring
  • garish colors
  • a gaudy costume
  • loud sport shirts
  • a meretricious yet stylish book
  • tawdry ornaments

Synonyms for brassy in the sense of this definition

(brassy is similar to ...) lacking aesthetic or social taste

Definition 3: unrestrained by convention or propriety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where brassy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an audacious trick to pull
  • a barefaced hypocrite
  • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim
  • bald-faced lies
  • brazen arrogance
  • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress

Synonyms for brassy in the sense of this definition

(brassy is similar to ...) used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame

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