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British English: /brɑːs/
American English: /bræs/

Translation of brass in German:


  • 1
    Messing Neutr.
    do something as bold as brass
    die Unverfrorenheit haben, etwas zu tun
  • 2 (inscribed tablet)
    Grabplatte aus Messing
  • 3[horse] brasses
    Messinggeschirr Neutr.
  • 6no pl., no indef. art. (British English) [informal] (money)
    Kies Mask. [slang]
  • 7[top] brass [informal] (officers, leaders of industry etc.)
    hohe Tiere [informal]

adjective attrib

transitive verb

  • be brassed off [doing something] [informal]
    es satt haben[, etwas zu tun] [informal]
    be brassed off with or about somebody/something [informal]
    jemanden/etwas satt haben [informal]

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