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 for brassy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brassy \Brass"y\, n. [Written also brassie and brassey.]
     A wooden club soled with brass.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brassy \Brass"y\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to brass; having the nature, appearance,
        or hardness, of brass.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Impudent; impudently bold. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: resembling the sound of a brass instrument [syn:
             brassy, brasslike]
      2: tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish
         colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a
         meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments" [syn:
         brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy,
         gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty,
         tawdry, trashy]
      3: 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 material successes and insolent belief in the
         boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell [syn:
         audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced,
         brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  229 Moby Thesaurus words for "brassy":
     Titian, adust, affront, arrant, arrogant, auburn, audacious,
     aureate, aweless, barefaced, bay, bay-colored, bayard, beard,
     bell the cat, bite the bullet, blaring, blatant, blatting,
     blustering, boisterous, bold, bold as brass, boldfaced, brash,
     brass, brave, brawling, brazen, brazen out, brazenfaced, bronze,
     bronze-colored, bronzed, bronzy, brownish-red, bumptious, callous,
     calloused, case-hardened, castaneous, challenging, cheeky,
     chestnut, chestnut-brown, choked, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome,
     clanging, clangorous, clattery, coarse, cocky, colorful, confront,
     conscienceless, contemptuous, copper, copper-colored, coppery,
     cracked, croaking, croaky, crude, cupreous, cuprous, daring,
     defiant, defying, derisive, disdainful, disregardful, dissonant,
     dry, exhibitionistic, extravagant, face, face the music, face up,
     face up to, ferrous, ferruginous, flagrant, flamboyant, flaring,
     flashy, flaunting, florid, forward, foxy, fresh, front, garish,
     gaudy, gilt, glaring, gold, gold-filled, gold-plated, golden,
     gorgeous, grating, greatly daring, gruff, guttural, hard, hardened,
     hardhearted, harsh, harsh-sounding, heartless, henna, hoarse,
     hubristic, husky, immodest, impertinent, improvident, imprudent,
     impudent, incautious, indiscreet, indurated, injudicious, insolent,
     inured, iron, ironlike, lead, leaden, liver-brown, liver-colored,
     livid-brown, lost to shame, loud, lurid, mafficking, mahogany,
     meet, meet boldly, meet head-on, mercurial, mercurous,
     meretricious, metallic, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, noiseful,
     noisy, notorious, obdurate, obstreperous, obtrusive, overbold,
     overcareless, overconfident, oversure, overweening, pert, pewter,
     pewtery, quicksilver, rackety, ragged, rash, raucid, raucous,
     reddish-brown, regardless of consequences, rip-roaring, roan,
     rough, roupy, rowdy, rubiginous, rude, rufous, run the gauntlet,
     russet, russety, rust, rust-colored, rusty, saucy, screaming,
     seared, sensational, set at defiance, shameless, shrill, silver,
     silver-plated, silvery, speak out, speak up, spectacular,
     squawking, squawky, stand up to, steel, steely, stertorous,
     strangled, strepitant, strepitous, strident, sunburned, swaggering,
     tawdry, temerarious, terra-cotta, thick, throaty, tin, tinny,
     tumultuous, turbulent, unabashed, unashamed, unblushing, unchary,
     unembarrassed, unmodest, unwary, uproarious, vociferous, vulgar

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