Definitions for brazenˈbreɪ zən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bra•zen*ˈbreɪ zən(adj.)

  1. boldly shameless or impudent.

  2. made of brass.

  3. like brass, as in sound, color, or strength.

  4. (v.t.)to make brazen or bold.

Idioms for brazen:

  1. brazen it out or through, to face something boldly or shamelessly.

    Category: Idiom

* Syn: See bold.

Origin of brazen:

bef. 1000; ME brasen, OE bræsen; see brass,-en2


Princeton's WordNet

  1. audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent(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; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

  2. brazen(verb)

    made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)

  3. brazen(verb)

    face with defiance or impudence

    "brazen it out"


  1. brazen(Verb)

    To carry through in a brazen manner. Generally used with out or through.

  2. brazen(Adjective)

    Pertaining to, made of, or resembling brass.

  3. brazen(Adjective)

    Sounding harsh and loud, like brass cymbals or brass instruments.

  4. brazen(Adjective)

    Extremely strong; impenetrable.

  5. brazen(Adjective)

    Impudent, immodest, or shameless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brazen(adj)

    pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass

  2. Brazen(adj)

    sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass

  3. Brazen(adj)

    impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass; as, a brazen countenance

  4. Brazen(verb)

    to carry through impudently or shamelessly; as, to brazen the matter through


  1. Brazen (Weep)

    "Brazen (Weep)" is the fourth and final single from Skunk Anansie's second album, Stoosh. It was released in June 1997 and reached #11 in the UK Singles Chart. Three versions of the single were released. CD2 and CD3 were remix CDs.

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impudent or shameless

a brazen young woman.

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