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Meaning & Definition of Brass in English

English

Brass

/bræs/

noun

1. An alloy of copper and zinc

    synonym:
  • brass

2. A wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

    synonym:
  • brass
  • ,
  • brass instrument

3. The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

  • "He claims that the present administration is corrupt"
  • "The governance of an association is responsible to its members"
  • "He quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
    synonym:
  • administration
  • ,
  • governance
  • ,
  • governing body
  • ,
  • establishment
  • ,
  • brass
  • ,
  • organization
  • ,
  • organisation

4. Impudent aggressiveness

  • "I couldn't believe her boldness"
  • "He had the effrontery to question my honesty"
    synonym:
  • boldness
  • ,
  • nerve
  • ,
  • brass
  • ,
  • face
  • ,
  • cheek

5. An ornament or utensil made of brass

    synonym:
  • brass

6. The section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments

    synonym:
  • brass section
  • ,
  • brass

7. A memorial made of brass

    synonym:
  • brass
  • ,
  • memorial tablet
  • ,
  • plaque

Examples of using

Bronze-ware is largely made from alloys of brass and tin.
He belongs to the brass band.
Gold is similar in color to brass.