brass translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "brass" - English-Spanish dictionary

brass

noun [no plural]   /brɑːs/
a shiny, yellow metal latón a door with a brass handle
(Definition of brass from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

brass

noun /braːs/
an alloy of copper and zinc latón This plate is made of brass (also adjective) a brass doorknocker.
(music) wind musical instruments which are made of brass or other metal metales One of his earliest compositions was a march written for brass and strings.
brassy adjective
de latón the brassy sound of the trumpet.
brass band noun singular or plural
(music) a band of players of (mainly) brass wind instruments banda, charanga The local brass band were playing when we arrived.
brass instrument noun
(music) a musical wind instrument made of metal such as a trombone or a trumpet. Instrumento de Metal
brass neck noun
shameless cheek or impudence cara dura, descaro Despite always being late for work, she had the brass neck to ask for a pay rise.
get down to brass tacks
(informal) to deal with basic principles or matters ir al grano Let’s stop arguing about nothing and get down to brass tacks.
(Definition of brass from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “brass” in Spanish

Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

friend with benefits

a friend with whom you also have a sexual relationship

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More