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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling the sound of an instrument such as a trumpet or tuba adj. - Unrestrained by convention or propriety; Tastelessly showy.

Usage examples (33)
  • This produces a brassy sound which is popular for accompanying singers and other instruments.
  • Â Oscillator 2 provides a-not particularly "brassy" - pulse wave, which brings in the ensemble.
  • It is accompanied by a peculiar "brassy," ringing cough, which, once heard, can never be mistaken.
  • Aenescent: becoming or appearing bronzed or brassy. for more
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  • The "brassy" (resembling brass) redhead was holding the "brassie" (a golf club).
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