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1. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] an alloy of copper and zinc.

Synonyms

  • Muntz metal
  • low brass
  • gilding metal
  • copper
  • copper-base alloy
  • alpha-beta brass
  • yellow metal
  • alpha brass
  • ormolu
  • latten
  • guinea gold
  • Cu
  • atomic number 29
  • red brass
  • high brass
  • cartridge brass

Antonyms

  • rear
  • windward
  • avoid
  • back

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Brass Buttons

  • scrutton's
  • gluttons
  • sutton's
  • hutton's

Example sentences of the word brass-buttons


1. Noun Phrase
Blazers often have brass buttons and resemble suit jackets except for their patch pockets.

2. Noun Phrase
British Navy coats had large brass buttons in the second part of the 19th century.

3. Noun Phrase
Miniature brass buttons and Corsican mint are hardy in USDA zones 7 through 9.

2. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece.

Synonyms

  • French horn
  • trumpet
  • fluegelhorn
  • valve
  • horn
  • bass horn
  • baritone horn
  • flugelhorn
  • clarion
  • trombone
  • sousaphone
  • wind
  • baritone
  • brass instrument
  • tuba
  • saxhorn
  • trump
  • wind instrument
  • cornet

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • enfranchisement
  • artifact

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] impudent aggressiveness.

Synonyms

  • aggressiveness
  • face
  • boldness
  • audaciousness
  • cheek
  • nerve

Antonyms

  • soft
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] an ornament or utensil made of brass.

Synonyms

  • ornament
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.

Synonyms

  • regime
  • organisation
  • judiciary
  • governing body
  • advisory board
  • management
  • pecking order
  • Curia
  • establishment
  • organization
  • bench
  • executive
  • officialdom
  • hierarchy
  • body
  • top brass
  • planning board
  • authorities
  • government
  • government officials
  • governance
  • administration
  • power structure

Antonyms

  • untwine
  • high
  • insulator
  • timidity

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments.

Synonyms

  • section
  • brass section

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font
  • leeward

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] a memorial made of brass.

Synonyms

  • monument
  • memorial tablet
  • memorial

Antonyms

  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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