Definition of brazen adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbreɪzn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪzn//
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  1. 1(disapproving) open and without shame, usually about something that people find shocking synonym shameless She had become brazen about the whole affair. his brazen admission that he was cheating She’s known for her own brand of brazen sexuality. There were several instances of brazen cheating.
  2. 2made of, or the colour of, brass (1)
  3. Word OriginOld English bræsen ‘made of brass’, from bræs ‘brass’, of unknown ultimate origin.
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