Translation of brass hat in Spanish:

brass hat

mandamás, n.


informal Military
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    mandamás masculine informal
    capo masculine Southern Cone informal
    • They are basically trading casualties one-for-one with the regime loyalists which, as any brass hat will tell you, ain't no way to win at counter-insurgency.
    • A small state with limited resources cannot afford to feed the army of bureaucrats and brass hats of the police.
    • The brass hats are furious that an operational matter should be kicked around like a football across the House of Commons chamber.
    • Political brass hats attending the recent Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Queensland, Australia, naturally assumed they were receiving the sharpest, tightest security possible.
    • Oh, brass hats might complain about items that should be deserved rather than dispensed.