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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 used to describe 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.
Translations of “brassy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬的, 黃銅色的, 耀眼的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属的, 黄铜色的, 耀眼的…
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