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adjective brassier, brassiest
1informal(woman) ordinario(woman) chabacanoa brassy blonde — una rubia ordinaria
- Krystal was a brassy woman, with blond hair that was wrong and a laugh that didn't quite fit.
- She is a big, smart, brassy woman who, after three decades in the cesspool of Philadelphia crime, isn't fazed by much.
- She's brassy, outspoken, occasionally crass, and has a yachtload of money.
- Some say they don't like Barbie because she is too brassy and they are into other things, like computer games.
- She is brassy, voluptuous, flirtatious, and fun-loving.
- Her role here is just as brassy and showy, although it doesn't feature any singing.
- Phyllis is the bold and brassy landlady who plays her cards very close to her chest but reveals her more sensitive side.
- But this is a much different layout than McBroom's usual bold and brassy efforts.
- She is brassy and bold and uses the rest of the press as her PR machine.
- She's bold, brassy, determined to take on the Scottish parliament - and she's virtual.
- This particular nest of welfare grubbers is not located in a slum tenement, though it's no less addicted to the public handouts and is absolutely brassy in its demand for more.
- But as the RADA-trained actress sees her reputation grow, she fears being typecast in roles as brassy northerners.
- Hear it and, at once, you can see her - blonde but not brassy, sexy but not tarty, dignified but funny, haughty but friendly.
- The voiceover claims that one of the women ‘has come to finishing school to get rid of her cheap, brassy image’.
- Where Monica was bold and brassy, Amanda was quite and demure.
- The flowers, which are brassy yellow, come in July.
- Iron sulfide nodules typically are heavy, brassy yellow, flattened along bedding planes, and 2-10 cm in diameter.
- The concert footage, captured in color, is bright and brassy, and even with all the fancy lighting and video backdrops, the transfer never resorts to flaring or bleeding.
- He squinted up at the sun, which was burning bright and brassy now, and climbing the side of the sky.
- And I noticed a young girl alone up the back leaning on the bar: late twenties, lots of brassy blonde curly hair, bright blue eyes.
- There's a glittery, brassy sort of atmosphere.
- For about a minute or so, I keep standing by the window, which is suddenly awash in brassy light from the sun falling behind the ridgeline.
- And my friend Lesley will go a bundle on the tip to take the brassy tones out of dyed blonde hair by smothering your head in tomato ketchup.
- Her hair was cut boy-short, a strange kind of brassy reddish-gold which made him think of thunderstorms.
- In warm climates, Carolina jessamine is valued for early spring color - its brassy gold trumpets appear anywhere from February to April.
- She pointed to a young woman with brassy red hair.