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

 

brazen

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verb
BrE BrE//ˈbreɪzn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪzn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they brazen
BrE BrE//ˈbreɪzn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪzn//
 
he / she / it brazens
BrE BrE//ˈbreɪznz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪznz//
 
past simple brazened
BrE BrE//ˈbreɪznd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪznd//
 
past participle brazened
BrE BrE//ˈbreɪznd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪznd//
 
-ing form brazening
BrE BrE//ˈbreɪznɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪznɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English bræsen ‘made of brass’, from bræs ‘brass’, of unknown ultimate origin.Idioms
brazen it out
 
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to behave as if you are not ashamed or embarrassed about something even though you should be Now that everyone knew the truth, the only thing to do was to brazen it out.
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