brasslike
brasslike rasslike adj. 1. resembling the sound of a brass instrument.

Syn: brassy. [WordNet 1.5]

2. having an appearance resembling that of brass.

Syn: brassy. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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