Definition of where there's muck there's brass in English:
British proverb Dirty or unpleasant activities are also lucrative.
- ‘You have to roll your sleeves up and say ‘where there's muck there's brass’.’
- The old phrase ‘where there's muck there's brass’ rings true for a pioneering Bradford firm after profits increased by more than a third.
- Oscar Brogden has proved that where there's muck there's brass by salvaging 1,000 bicycles from Manchester's bins.
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