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brass-necked Line breaks: brass-necked

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Definition of brass-necked in English:


Acting without shame or embarrassment: they are being brass-necked in applying to continue the licence the brass-necked fraudster
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  • Such a novel would have been a piece of brass-necked theft, or a massive act of cultural appropriation.
  • They are the awards no self-respecting Scottish politician wants to win, in recognition of Holyrood's hamfisted, brass-necked chancers.
  • And why do we say the insolent and impertinent are brass-necked?
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