brazen-faced

  • 1 brazen-faced — adjective /ˈbreɪ.zənˌfeɪst/ Impudent; open and without shame. It is rude, madam, To intrude, madam, With your brood, madam, Brazen faced! See Also: brazen, brazenly …

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  • 2 brazen-faced — adjective Date: 1567 marked by insolence and bold disrespect < brazen faced assertions > …

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  • 3 brazen-faced — brazen facedly /bray zeuhn fay sid lee, fayst /, adv. /bray zeuhn fayst /, adj. openly shameless; impudent. [1565 75] * * * …

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  • 4 brazen-faced — adjective 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… …

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  • 5 brazen-faced — a. Bold, impudent, assuming, forward, pert, saucy, brazen. See brassy …

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  • 6 brazen-faced — bra′zen faced adj. openly shameless; impudent • Etymology: 1565–75 …

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  • 7 brazen-faced — /ˈbreɪzən feɪst/ (say brayzuhn fayst) adjective openly shameless; impudent …

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  • 8 brazen — adj. & v. adj. 1 (also brazen faced) flagrant and shameless; insolent. 2 made of brass. 3 of or like brass, esp. in colour or sound. v.tr. (foll. by out) face or undergo defiantly. Phrases and idioms: brazen it out be defiantly unrepentant under… …

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  • 9 brazen — a. 1. Made of brass. 2. Bold, brazen faced. See brassy …

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  • 10 brazen — [[t]bre͟ɪz(ə)n[/t]] brazens, brazening, brazened ADJ GRADED If you describe a person or their behaviour as brazen, you mean that they are very bold and do not care what other people think about them or their behaviour. They re quite brazen about… …

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  • 11 brazen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. shameless, impudent. See impudence, courage. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Impudent] Syn. audacious, impertinent, forward, shameless; see rude 2 . 2. [Made of brass] Syn. brass, bronze, brassy, brass… …

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  • 12 brazen — adj 1. brass, brassy, coppery, golden; metallic, metalline. 2. bold, defiant, daring, brash, audacious; loudmouthed, mouthy, outspoken, plainspoken, frank, candid; barefaced, shameless, immodest, indecent, indecorous, unseemly; impudent, insolent …

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  • 13 bald-faced — adjective 1. (of animals) having white markings on the face • Similar to: ↑faced 2. 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… …

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  • 14 hard-faced —  Brazen. Shamelessly impudent …

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  • 15 copper-faced — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : faced or covered with copper copper faced type 2. : having a face like copper : brazen * * * coppˈer faced adjective Faced with copper, as type • • • Main Entry: ↑copper …

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  • 16 bare-faced — ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use bare faced to describe someone s behaviour when you want to emphasize that they do not care that they are behaving wrongly. What bare faced cheek! ...crooked politicians who tell bare faced lies to select committees …

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  • 17 bold-faced — bold facedly /bohld fay sid lee, fayst /, adv. bold facedness, n. /bohld fayst /, adj. 1. impudent; brazen: He had the bold faced effrontery to ask for a raise. 2. Print. (of type) having thick, heavy lines. [1585 95] * * * …

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  • 18 bold faced — Synonyms and related words: aweless, barefaced, blackface, bold, bold as brass, boldface, boldfaced, brassy, brazen, brazenfaced, cheeky, chromotypic, chromotypographic, forward, fresh, full faced, impudent, lightface, lost to shame, lower case,… …

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  • 19 bold-faced — bold′ faced adj. 1) impudent; brazen 2) pri (of type) having thick lines • Etymology: 1585–95 bold′ fac ed•ly, adv. bold′ fac ed•ness, n …

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  • 20 bare|faced — «BAIR FAYST», adjective. 1. Figurative. impudent in its obviousness; shameless: »a barefaced lie. SYNONYM(S): brazen, audacious. 2. with the face bare. 3. not disguised: »Figurative. I could with barefaced power sweep him from my sight… …

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