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Meaning of BRAZEN

Pronunciation:  'breyzun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bold-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
  2. [adj]  made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)
  3. [v]  face with defiance or impudence; "brazen it out"

BRAZEN is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bold-faced, brassy, brazen-faced, insolent, unashamed
 See Also: dare, defy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bra"zen\, a.[OE. brasen, AS. br[ae]sen. See {Brass}.]
    1. Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass.
    2. Sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass.
    3. Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass;
       as, a brazen countenance.
    {Brazen age}.
       (a) (Myth.) The age of war and lawlessness which succeeded
           the silver age.
       (b) (Arch[ae]ol.) See under {Bronze}.
    {Brazen sea} (Jewish Antiq.), a large laver of brass, placed
       in Solomon's temple for the use of the priests.
  2. \Bra"zen\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brazened}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Brazening}.]
    To carry through impudently or shamelessly; as, to brazen the
    matter through.
       Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly
       she was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect. --W.
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