brass neck Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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brass necknoun [S or U]

uk   us   UK informal disapproving
a ​type of ​behaviour where someone is ​extremelyconfident about ​their own ​actions but does not ​understand that ​theirbehaviour is ​unacceptable to ​others: She's got abrassneck toask for a ​day off when we're so ​busy.
(Definition of brass neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brass neck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚脸皮,二皮脸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厚臉皮,二皮臉…
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