Textual thesaurus for "brass"

(noun) brass instrument

a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

(noun) plaque, memorial tablet

a memorial made of brass

(noun) nerve, cheek, boldness, face

impudent aggressiveness

I couldn't believe her boldness; he had the effrontery to question my honesty

(noun) establishment, governance, governing body, organisation, organization, administration

the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

he claims that the present administration is corrupt; the governance of an association is responsible to its members; he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

(noun) brass section

the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments