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 ?
The first shock of the clapper and the brazen wall made the framework upon which it was mounted quiver.
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Brazen Crown, Perpetual Arch-Master of the Rosicrucian Masons of Mesopotamia; Attached (in Honorary Capacities) to Societies Musical, Societies Medical, Societies Philosophical, and Societies General Benevolent, throughout Europe; etc.
Still the flowing stream Sweeps on, but the swift torrents of green hours Are licked into the brazen skies between Their widening banks.
He turned from his own class and his own quarter, taking nothing but a little bread as he walked along, towards the hill on which his principal employer lived, in a red house with black outside shutters, green inside blinds, a black street door, up two white steps, BOUNDERBY (in letters very like himself) upon a brazen plate, and a round brazen door-handle underneath it, like a brazen full-stop.
For, though it walked, and made other lifelike motions, there yet was a kind of jerk in its gait, which, together with its brazen aspect, caused the young prince to suspect that it was no true giant, but only a wonderful piece of machinery.
Short led the way; with the flat box, the private luggage (which was not extensive) tied up in a bundle, and a brazen trumpet slung from his shoulder-blade.
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.
For a brazen anvil falling down from heaven nine nights and days would reach the earth upon the tenth: and again, a brazen anvil falling from earth nine nights and days would reach Tartarus upon the tenth.
Not till La Ricaneuse stands before her with bare, black arms akimbo, uttering a volley of vile abuse and of brazen impudence.
So I skulked near the shop of the little garments, jeering at myself, and it was strange to me to reflect at, say, three o'clock that if I had been brazen at half-past two all would now be over.
She smiled upon the throng as if in acknowledgment of a warm welcome, and began to walk to and fro, making profuse gesticulations and singing, in brazen soprano tones, a song, the words of which were inaudible.
Man, with his brain, can penetrate the intoxicating show of things and look upon the universe brazen with indifference toward him and his dreams.