Definition of Brazen

1. Verb. Face with defiance or impudence. "Brazen it out"

Generic synonyms: Dare, Defy



2. Adjective. Unrestrained by convention or propriety. "The modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"

3. Adjective. Made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness).
Partainyms: Brass

Definition of Brazen

1. a. Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass.

2. v. t. To carry through impudently or shamelessly; as, to brazen the matter through.

Definition of Brazen

1. Adjective. (archaic) Pertaining to, made of, or resembling brass. ¹

2. Adjective. Sounding harsh and loud, like brass cymbals or brass instruments. ¹

3. Adjective. (archaic) Extremely strong; impenetrable. ¹

4. Adjective. Impudent, immodest, or shameless. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To carry through in a brazen manner. Generally used with ''out'' or ''through''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brazen

1. to face boldly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Brazen

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"... that the wise Virgil set up a brazen fly on one of the gates of Naples, which for the space of eight years that it remained there, permitted not a fly ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"CHAP, brated by the Christian pontiff: the city he restored t( LV' the emperor Basil, the brother of his spouse ; but UK brazen gates were transported, ..."

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