audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolentadjective
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
made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)
face with defiance or impudence
"brazen it out"
To carry through in a brazen manner. Generally used with out or through.
Pertaining to, made of, or resembling brass.
Sounding harsh and loud, like brass cymbals or brass instruments.
Extremely strong; impenetrable.
Impudent, immodest, or shameless.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from brass.
Get also a small pair of brazen compasses, and a fine ruler, for taking the distance. Henry Peacham.
A bough his brazen helmet did sustain;
His heavier arms lay scatter’d on the plain. John Dryden, Æn.
With brazen din blast you the city’s ear,
Make mingle with your rattling tabourines. William Shakespeare.
To be impudent; to bully.
When I used to reprimand him for his tricks, he would talk saucily, lye, and brazen it out, as if he had done nothing amiss. John Arbuthnot, Hist. of J. Bull.
pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass
sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass
impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass; as, a brazen countenance
to carry through impudently or shamelessly; as, to brazen the matter through
The numerical value of brazen in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of brazen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
The law bans the care only when provided to affirm the gender of transgender youth, such brazen discrimination cannot be reconciled with the Constitution.
The harassment and detention of The Blade's reporter and photographer, the confiscation of their equipment, and the brazen destruction of lawful photographs cannot be justified by a claim of military authority or by the supposed imperatives of the national security state, the Blade is pleased with this resolution of the crucial First Amendment issues at stake in this matter.
This is how brazen this operation was.
Pete Buttigieg tried to fashion Pete Buttigieg as someone more progressive on the outset and is now caving, you could say similar things about Joe Biden, but Pete is much more brazen about it.
It is wholly repugnant to once again read reports, and see videos on social media, about dozens of neo-Nazis making another brazen public display with their hateful ideology, although all people of goodwill and decency are both angered and extremely disturbed by the increased activity we continue to witness from neo-Nazis and white supremacist groups locally, we can no longer say that we're surprised with what we continue to see across the country, unfortunately.
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Translations for brazen
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- меден, бронзовBulgarian
- brutale, éhontée, cuivreux, grossier, impénétrable, grossière, éhonté, aigu, aigue, brutal, dur comme de la pierreFrench
- ottone, ottonato, squillante, faccia di bronzoItalian
- keihard, brutaal, schaamteloos, schel, koperachtig, ondoordringbaar, grofDutch
- бронзовый, бесстыжий, наглый, бессовестныйRussian
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