1. [ adjective ] resembling the sound of a brass instrument
Synonyms: brasslike
Related terms: brass brass
2. [ adjective ] tastelessly showy
Synonyms: loud tawdry cheap gaudy flashy meretricious tatty tacky garish trashy gimcrack flash

"a flash car" "a flashy ring" "garish colors" "a gaudy costume" "loud sport shirts" "a meretricious yet stylish book" "tawdry ornaments"

Related terms: tasteless
3. [ adjective ] unrestrained by convention or propriety
Synonyms: brazen insolent bold-faced barefaced brazen-faced bodacious audacious

"an audacious trick to pull" "a barefaced hypocrite" "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times "bold-faced lies" "brazen arrogance"

Related terms: unashamed
Similar spelling:   brass