Etymology
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brazen (adj.)

Old English bræsen "of brass," from bræs "brass" (see brass (n.)) + -en (2). The figurative sense of "hardened in effrontery" is from 1570s (in brazen-faced), perhaps suggesting a face unable to show shame. To brazen it "face impudently" is from 1550s. Related: Brazenly.

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Definitions of brazen
1
brazen (adj.)
unrestrained by convention or propriety; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell;
brazen arrogance
Synonyms: audacious / barefaced / bodacious / bald-faced / brassy / brazen-faced / insolent
brazen (adj.)
made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness);
2
brazen (v.)
face with defiance or impudence;
brazen it out
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