Brassy



made of or covered with brass.
resembling brass, as in color.
harsh and metallic:
brassy tones.
brazen; bold; loud.
noisy; clamorous:
a big, brassy nightclub.
brassie.
a club with a wooden head, the brass-plated face of which has more slope than a driver but less than a spoon, for hitting long, low drives on the fairway.
Contemporary Examples

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The Plus-Size Blogging Craze Judy McGuire February 12, 2013
Joy Behar’s New Point of View Kevin Sessums May 11, 2010
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Argentina Drops the Netherlands on Penalties in World Cup Semifinal Tunku Varadarajan July 9, 2014

Historical Examples

Dust Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
Quaint Courtships Various
Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
Doctor Claudius, A True Story F. Marion Crawford

adjective brassier, brassiest
insolent; brazen
flashy; showy
(of sound) harsh, strident, or resembling the sound of a brass instrument
like brass, esp in colour
decorated with or made of brass
a variant spelling of brassie
noun (pl) brassies
(golf) a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft
adj.

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