Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “brass neck”

See all translations

brass neck

noun [S or U]
 
UK informal disapproving
If someone has (a) brass neck, they are extremely confident about themselves and are unable to understand that their behaviour is unacceptable to others
厚臉皮,二皮臉
She's got a brass neck to ask for a day off when we're so busy.
我們這麼忙,她還厚著臉皮要求說要休假一天。
Saddening, shocking and upsetting
Translations of “brass neck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚脸皮,二皮脸…
(Definition of brass neck from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “brass neck” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

juggernaut

a very large, heavy truck

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More