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"brassy" in British English

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brassyadjective

uk   /ˈbrɑː.si/  us   /ˈbræs.i/
(Definition of brassy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brassy" in American English

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brassyadjective

 us   /ˈbræs·i/
having ​completeconfidence in yourself, sometimes in a way that ​shows a ​lack of ​respect: She was a ​fearlessjournalist, ​bold and brassy and never ​afraid to ​ask the ​toughestquestions. The show’s ​musicalnumbers are ​big, brassy (= ​loud and ​showy), and ​spectacular.
(Definition of brassy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brassy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属的, 黄铜色的, 耀眼的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬的, 黃銅色的, 耀眼的…
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