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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brazen mean? 

BRAZEN (adjective)
  The adjective BRAZEN has 2 senses:

1. unrestrained by convention or propriety
2. made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)

  Familiarity information: BRAZEN used as an adjective is rare.

BRAZEN (verb)
  The verb BRAZEN has 1 sense:

1. face with defiance or impudence

  Familiarity information: BRAZEN used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BRAZEN (adjective)

Sense 1brazen [BACK TO TOP]


Unrestrained by convention or propriety


brazen; brazen-faced; audacious; bald-faced; barefaced; bodacious; insolent; brassy

Context examples:

an audacious trick to pull / a barefaced hypocrite / the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim / bald-faced lies / brazen arrogance / the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress


unashamed (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

Sense 2brazen [BACK TO TOP]


Made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


brass (an alloy of copper and zinc)

BRAZEN (verb)

Sense 1brazen [BACK TO TOP]


Face with defiance or impudence

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

brazen it out

Hypernyms (to "brazen" is one way to...):

dare; defy (challenge)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

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