bright yellow metal made by mixing copper and zinc
an object made of this metal, especially a musical wind instrument
"he claims that the present administration is corrupt"
"the governance of an association is responsible to its members"
"he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
"I couldn't believe her boldness"
"he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
Men's evil manners live in brass: their virtues We write in water.
出自：Henry VIII , Shakespeare
An empty, vaunting person, who has brass enough to face the world.
出自： T. T. Lynch