Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “brass” en inglés

See all translations

brass

noun uk   /brɑːs/ us    /bræs/

brass noun (METAL)

C1 [U] a bright yellow metal made from copper and zinc : The door handles were made of brass.the brass C2 [S] the group of brass instruments or players in a band or orchestra: The brass seems to me to be too loud in this recording. [C] a thin piece of brass on the floor or wall in a church, with a picture or writing cut into it: The church has several beautiful medieval brasses.
More examples

brass noun (CONFIDENCE)

[U] UK informal complete confidence and lack of fear: I don't know how she has the brass to do it.

brass noun (MONEY)

[U] UK old-fashioned informal money

brass

adjective [before noun] uk   /brɑːs/ us    /bræs/
(of a musical instrument) made of metal and played by blowing: The trumpet and trombone are brass instruments. He plays in the brass section of the orchestra.
(Definition of brass from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de brass
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “brass” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Palabra del día

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Aprende más 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Aprende más