brazen-faced

brazen-faced
bra′zen-faced`
adj.
openly shameless; impudent
Etymology: 1565–75

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • brazen-faced — adjective /ˈbreɪ.zənˌfeɪst/ Impudent; open and without shame. It is rude, madam, To intrude, madam, With your brood, madam, Brazen faced! See Also: brazen, brazenly …   Wiktionary

  • brazen-faced — adjective Date: 1567 marked by insolence and bold disrespect < brazen faced assertions > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brazen-faced — brazen facedly /bray zeuhn fay sid lee, fayst /, adv. /bray zeuhn fayst /, adj. openly shameless; impudent. [1565 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • brazen-faced — adjective 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brazen-faced — a. Bold, impudent, assuming, forward, pert, saucy, brazen. See brassy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • brazen-faced — /ˈbreɪzən feɪst/ (say brayzuhn fayst) adjective openly shameless; impudent …  

  • brazen — adj. & v. adj. 1 (also brazen faced) flagrant and shameless; insolent. 2 made of brass. 3 of or like brass, esp. in colour or sound. v.tr. (foll. by out) face or undergo defiantly. Phrases and idioms: brazen it out be defiantly unrepentant under… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brazen — a. 1. Made of brass. 2. Bold, brazen faced. See brassy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • brazen — [[t]bre͟ɪz(ə)n[/t]] brazens, brazening, brazened ADJ GRADED If you describe a person or their behaviour as brazen, you mean that they are very bold and do not care what other people think about them or their behaviour. They re quite brazen about… …   English dictionary

  • brazen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. shameless, impudent. See impudence, courage. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Impudent] Syn. audacious, impertinent, forward, shameless; see rude 2 . 2. [Made of brass] Syn. brass, bronze, brassy, brass… …   English dictionary for students

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