Definitions for brazen
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word brazen.
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.
Brazen refers to someone or something showing or characterized by boldness, shameless, or can mean excessively confident to the point of rudeness or cockiness. It can also refer to something made of or looking like brass.
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
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brazen is ranked #136449 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Brazen surname appeared 123 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Brazen.
92.6% or 114 total occurrences were White.
6.5% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of brazen in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of brazen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
When he flinched in 2013 in the face of Assad’s regime brutal and brazen use of sarin gas against civilians, it only emboldened Assad to test U.S. resolve.
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.
When banks plead guilty to a crime, federal agencies must do more than look the other way, the SEC has already granted waivers to each of these banks without any detailed explanation, but it is not too late for the Department of Labor to hold a public hearing before it decides that such brazen lawbreakers can be trusted managing workers' retirement accounts.
There has already been published by the bucketfuls such brazen lies and utter fictions about me that I would long since have gone to my grave if I had let myself pay attention to that.
Russia has engaged in an absolutely brazen and cynical process over these last days, we are talking about additional sanctions, about additional efforts, and I'm confident over the next days people will make it clear that we are not going to play this game.
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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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