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English definition of “brassy”

brassy

adjective uk   /ˈbrɑː.si/ us    /ˈbræs.i/

brassy adjective (METAL)

like brass in colour, or too bright: a brassy yellow

brassy adjective (SOUND)

disapproving loud and unpleasant: Her brassy voice rang out from the next room.

brassy adjective (CONFIDENT)

disapproving describes a woman who speaks and laughs too loudly and who dresses in bright, cheap clothes, often wearing too much make-up: She was your typical brassy blonde.
(Definition of brassy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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