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brass·y / ˈbrasē/ • adj. (brass·i·er, brass·i·est) resembling brass, in particular: ∎  bright or harsh yellow. ∎  sounding like a brass musical instrument; harsh and loud. ∎  (of a person, typically a woman) tastelessly showy or loud in appearance or manner: her brassy, audacious exterior. DERIVATIVES: brass·i·ly / ˈbrasəlē/ adv. brass·i·ness n. brass·y2 • n. variant spelling of brassie.

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