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1. Banded or trimmed with brass or a similar metal, such as bronze.
2. Inflexible; rigid: brassbound party loyalists.
3. Bold and impudent; brazen.


inflexibly entrenched: brassbound traditions.


(ˈbræsˈbaʊnd, ˈbrɑs-)

1. having a frame or reinforcements strengthened or made rigid by brass, bronze, etc.: a brassbound trunk.
2. rigid; inflexible: brassbound regulations.
3. impudent; brazen: brassbound presumption.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brassbound - inflexibly entrenched and unchangeable; "brassbound traditions"; "brassbound party loyalists"; "an ironclad rule"
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"
2.brassbound - having trim or fittings of brass; "a brassbound campaign chest"; "the heavy brassbound door"
bound - secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"


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