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BRASS RING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brass ring mean? 

BRASS RING (noun)
  The noun BRASS RING has 1 sense:

1. a rich opportunity or a prize

  Familiarity information: BRASS RING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BRASS RING (noun)


Sense 1brass ring [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A rich opportunity or a prize

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

he missed the brass ring at the Miami convention

Hypernyms ("brass ring" is a kind of...):

chance; opportunity (a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances)


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