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“brazen” in English

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brazenadjective

uk /ˈbreɪ.zən/ us /ˈbreɪ.zən/

brazen adjective (OBVIOUS)

obvious, without any attempt to be hidden:

brazen cheating
He told me a brazen lie.

brazen adjective (MADE OF BRASS)

literary made of or covered in brass (= a bright yellow metal):

What lies beyond the brazen gates of the palace?
brazenly
adverb uk /ˈbreɪ.zən.li/ us /ˈbreɪ.zən.li/
brazenness
noun [ U ] /ˈbreɪ.zən.nəs/ /ˈbreɪ.zən.nəs/

The brazenness of the theft shocked museum officials.

(Definition of “brazen” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“brazen” in American English

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brazenadjective

us /ˈbreɪ·zən/

(of something bad) done without trying to hide it:

a brazen robbery in the downtown area

(Definition of “brazen” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)