brazen


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bra·zen

 (brā′zən)
adj.
1. Unrestrained by a sense of shame; rudely bold. See Synonyms at shameless.
2. Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound: "sudden brazen clashes of the soldiers' band" (James Joyce).
3.
a. Made of brass.
b. Resembling brass, as in color or strength.
tr.v. bra·zened, bra·zen·ing, bra·zens
To face or undergo with bold self-assurance: brazened out the crisis.

[Middle English brasen, made of brass, from Old English bræsen, from bræs, brass.]

bra′zen·ly adv.
bra′zen·ness n.

brazen

(ˈbreɪzən)
adj
1. shameless and bold
2. made of or resembling brass
3. having a ringing metallic sound like that of a brass trumpet
vb (tr)
4. (usually foll by: out or through) to face and overcome boldly or shamelessly: the witness brazened out the prosecutor's questions.
5. to make (oneself, etc) bold or brash
[Old English bræsen, from bræs brass]
ˈbrazenly adv
ˈbrazenness n

bra•zen

(ˈbreɪ zən)
adj.
1. boldly shameless or impudent.
2. made of brass.
3. like brass, as in sound, color, or strength.
v.t.
4. to make brazen or bold.
Idioms:
brazen it out or through, to face something boldly or shamelessly.
[before 1000; Middle English brasen, Old English bræsen; see brass, -en2]
bra′zen•ly, adv.
bra′zen•ness, n.
syn: See bold.

brazen


Past participle: brazened
Gerund: brazening

Imperative
brazen
brazen
Present
I brazen
you brazen
he/she/it brazens
we brazen
you brazen
they brazen
Preterite
I brazened
you brazened
he/she/it brazened
we brazened
you brazened
they brazened
Present Continuous
I am brazening
you are brazening
he/she/it is brazening
we are brazening
you are brazening
they are brazening
Present Perfect
I have brazened
you have brazened
he/she/it has brazened
we have brazened
you have brazened
they have brazened
Past Continuous
I was brazening
you were brazening
he/she/it was brazening
we were brazening
you were brazening
they were brazening
Past Perfect
I had brazened
you had brazened
he/she/it had brazened
we had brazened
you had brazened
they had brazened
Future
I will brazen
you will brazen
he/she/it will brazen
we will brazen
you will brazen
they will brazen
Future Perfect
I will have brazened
you will have brazened
he/she/it will have brazened
we will have brazened
you will have brazened
they will have brazened
Future Continuous
I will be brazening
you will be brazening
he/she/it will be brazening
we will be brazening
you will be brazening
they will be brazening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brazening
you have been brazening
he/she/it has been brazening
we have been brazening
you have been brazening
they have been brazening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brazening
you will have been brazening
he/she/it will have been brazening
we will have been brazening
you will have been brazening
they will have been brazening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brazening
you had been brazening
he/she/it had been brazening
we had been brazening
you had been brazening
they had been brazening
Conditional
I would brazen
you would brazen
he/she/it would brazen
we would brazen
you would brazen
they would brazen
Past Conditional
I would have brazened
you would have brazened
he/she/it would have brazened
we would have brazened
you would have brazened
they would have brazened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.brazen - face with defiance or impudence; "brazen it out"
dare, defy - challenge; "I dare you!"
Adj.1.brazen - unrestrained by convention or proprietybrazen - 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
unashamed - used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame
2.brazen - made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)

brazen

brazen it out be unashamed, persevere, be defiant, put a brave face on it, stand your ground, confront something, be impenitent, outface, outstare As for the scandal, he is as determined as ever to brazen it out.

brazen

adjective
Translations
وقح، قليل الحياء
nestoudný
frækskamløs
ósvífinn
begėdiškai neigti
nekaunīgsnekautrīgs

brazen

[ˈbreɪzn]
A. ADJ
1. (= shameless) → descarado
I couldn't do anything so brazen as thatyo nunca podría hacer algo con tanto descaro
a brazen hussyuna desvergonzada, una descarada
2. (= made of brass) → de latón
B. VT to brazen it outechar cara (a la situación)

brazen

[ˈbreɪzən]
adjimpudent(e), effronté(e)
vt
to brazen it out → la jouer au culot, la jouer au bluff

brazen

adj
(= impudent)unverschämt, dreist; lieschamlos; to be brazen about somethingklar zu etw stehen; to be brazen about doing somethingetw ganz dreist tun
(obs, = of brass) → messingen (rare)

brazen

[ˈbreɪzn]
1. adj (shameless) → sfacciato/a
2. vt to brazen it outcontinuare con la massima faccia tosta

brazen

(ˈbreizn) adjective
impudent or shameless. a brazen young woman.
brazen it out
to face a situation with impudent boldness. She knew her deception had been discovered but decided to brazen it out.
References in classic literature ?
Not till La Ricaneuse stands before her with bare, black arms akimbo, uttering a volley of vile abuse and of brazen impudence.
She hath good skill at her needle, that's certain," remarked one of her female spectators; "but did ever a woman, before this brazen hussy, contrive such a way of showing it?
Sideways lashed in each of her three basketed tops were two barrels of sperm; above which, in her top-mast cross-trees, you saw slender breakers of the same precious fluid; and nailed to her main truck was a brazen lamp.
Then the preacher begun to preach, and begun in earnest, too; and went weaving first to one side of the platform and then the other, and then a-leaning down over the front of it, with his arms and his body going all the time, and shouting his words out with all his might; and every now and then he would hold up his Bible and spread it open, and kind of pass it around this way and that, shouting, "It's the brazen serpent in the wilderness
I was not dreaming," I said, with some warmth, for her brazen coolness provoked me.
Military officers destitute of military knowledge; naval officers with no idea of a ship; civil officers without a notion of affairs; brazen ecclesiastics, of the worst world worldly, with sensual eyes, loose tongues, and looser lives; all totally unfit for their several callings, all lying horribly in pretending to belong to them, but all nearly or remotely of the order of Monseigneur, and therefore foisted on all public employments from which anything was to be got; these were to be told off by the score and the score.
They were all displayed in that chamber of the Castle into which I had been first inducted, and which served, not only as the general sitting-room but as the kitchen too, if I might judge from a saucepan on the hob, and a brazen bijou over the fireplace designed for the suspension of a roasting-jack.
Then it fell down, and in the utter silence I heard its fall and a clank of brazen bracelets.
Th' ascending pile Stood fixt her stately highth, and strait the dores Op'ning thir brazen foulds discover wide Within, her ample spaces, o're the smooth And level pavement: from the arched roof Pendant by suttle Magic many a row Of Starry Lamps and blazing Cressets fed With Naphtha and ASPHALTUS yeilded light As from a sky.
Thou hast the advantage with that iron pot on thy head,'' said the churchman; ``but have at thee Down thou goest, an thou wert Goliath of Gath in his brazen helmet.
The distress of seeing the sky turn brazen, and withhold its needful moisture from the earth, is not felt by the servant but by the master, who in time of scarcity and famine must support him who has served him in times of plenty and abundance.
And now, the champion, having escaped from the terrible fury of the dragon, bethinking himself of the brazen shield, and of the breaking up of the enchantment which was upon it, removed the carcass from out of the way before him, and approached valorously over the silver pavement of the castle to where the shield was upon the wall; which in sooth tarried not for his full coming, but fell down at his feet upon the silver floor, with a mighty great and terrible ringing sound.