Character 5
Hyphenation brass
Pronunciations /bɹɑːs/

Definitions and meanings of "Brass"

What do we mean by brass?

A yellowish alloy of copper and zinc, sometimes including small amounts of other metals, but usually 67 percent copper and 33 percent zinc. noun

Ornaments, objects, or utensils made of this alloy. noun

The section of a band or an orchestra composed of brass instruments. noun

Brass instruments or their players considered as a group. noun

A memorial plaque or tablet made of brass, especially one on which an effigy is incised. noun

A bushing or similar lining for a bearing, made from a copper alloy. noun

Bold self-assurance; effrontery. noun

High-ranking military officers or other high officials. noun

Money. noun

To cover or coat over with brass.

Nautical, same as brace. noun

A continental European measure of length, equal to the extended arms or more; a fathom. noun

An important alloy, consisting essentially of copper and zinc. noun

A utensil, ornament, or other article made of brass: as, to clean the brasses on board a ship. noun

In machinery, a pillow, bearing, collar, box, or bush, supporting a gudgeon: so called because frequently made of brass. noun

In medieval archœol., a funeral monument consisting of a plate of brass, usually of rectangular shape and often of large size, incised with an effigy, coats of arms, inscriptions, and frequently accessory ornament. noun

A brass musical instrument, or, collectively, the brass instruments in a band or an orchestra. noun

A metallic alloy of copper and zinc used in many industrial and plumbing applications.

A class of wind instruments, usually made of metal (such as brass), that use vibrations of the player's lips to produce sound; the section of an orchestra that features such instruments

Spent shell casings (usually made of brass); the part of the cartridge left over after bullets have been fired.

The colour of brass.

(used as a singular or plural noun, metonym) High-ranking officers.

A brave or foolhardy attitude; impudence.


Inferior composition.

In a section of west london, this means bad, useless, crap Urban Dictionary

The boss. Brave. A military commander who has a lot of medals. Or just medals and awards. Urban Dictionary

Courage, also known as balls, Urban Dictionary

1)A word meaning bad/crap/shite 2)A word used to chow displeasure Urban Dictionary

Adjective which causes its subject noun to be looked on in an unfavourable light, to say something is bad Urban Dictionary

A word to mean something/someone is bad. An adjective or an exclamation. Pronounced with a short 'a' sound, like 'gas' or 'sassy'. The opposite of nang. Urban Dictionary

Brass knuckles! Urban Dictionary

A bra for your ass. cups start from -AA to +SS common brands: "Derrière Embrassé", "Popo Tight" and "Wonderbrass" several beauty standard campaigns have convinced women to "not let them cheeks hang loose" when looking for a potential mate as too less or too much of ass will lead the object of desire to think the woman's motherly qualities are flawed. Urban Dictionary

1)A yellow metal 2)A totalitarian dictatorship in the form of a file sharing hub Urban Dictionary

Breath that smells like ass. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Brass

The word "brass" in example sentences

If it had been desired to separate also on material, for example, if it were deemed important to locate all brass scrap, each of the groups based upon form could be divided into one of _brass_ and one ❋ United States Patent Office (N/A)

I've been reloading for only twelve years, which ain't much, but Win brass is the one I have settled on. ❋ Unknown (2009)

"They are mostly made of that metal, Sire, though sometimes they are made of a metal which we call brass, which is a compound of copper, and of another metal called tin, which adds greatly to its strength and hardness." ❋ Unknown (1867)

The Norma brass is also thicker than Remington or Winchester. ❋ Unknown (2009)

"Aye, what we call brass-monkey weather," said Dalziel, taking a swig from his flask. ❋ Unknown (2002)

"Do you Barford people ever think of anything else but what you call brass?" asked Collingwood, laughing. ❋ Unknown (1899)

And you can actually buy .308 Win brass that takes a Small rifle primer instead of a large rifle primer, this helps with a more consistant ignition and many palma shooters use them, but you'll pay an arm and a leg for this kind of brass ... ❋ Unknown (2009)

I just can't figure out why only the winchester brass is breaking. ❋ Unknown (2009)

You should not be blowing out the head unless your brass is being stretched severely with too long a chamber. ❋ Unknown (2009)

All brass are not equal, which means that I try to keep all my brass from the same manufacturer and production lot grouped together. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In ECHOES OF GLORY: ARMS AND EQUIPMENT OF THE CONFEDERACY, the buttons on the Paine jacket look like small US Eagle buttons although one of them looks like a civilian button, and the other one looks like plain brass, but it is hard to tell from the photo. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I found that after three reloads, my 30-06 winchester brass is breaking clean off near the base. ❋ Unknown (2009)

"[That film] was [BRASS]" or "you are BRASS at [tennis]" ❋ Jimmeh (2003)

[The brass] is in town, [shape up]. That boy got some [brass balls]. Look at [the brass] on him. ❋ MK (2004)

[yo u] just fuckin [jump'd] a [crook] u got brass man ❋ Alchemist Metalhead (2005)

1) You're [brass] at that game [you bitch] 2) "It costs £[100000]" "[BRASS]!" ❋ JDogg (2004)

[Emile Heskey] is brass ❋ Steve (2003)

I only [have enough] draw for [one more] joint. [Brass]! This club is so [brass]. Let's leave. ❋ Aecm (2007)

Some [nucka] tried to toss [game on] [my girls] ass, so I turned em around to have his face meet my brass! ❋ Thomas (2004)

"[i cannot] possibly [procreate] with this..thing..its not [sporting] a brass." ❋ Krkič (2020)

[Dude], brass [sucks]. ❋ Assface (2003)

Get your [brass out] of [my face]! ❋ Cheryl Griffin (2008)

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