Definition of brassiness in US English:



  • See brassy

    • ‘I like its brassiness, its in-your-face quality.’
    • ‘Less laudable was the mono soundtrack, which has areas of dullness and areas of brassiness.’
    • ‘She had a flawless peaches-and-cream complexion and ash-blonde hair, which, if occasionally aided by the peroxide bottle, lacked the brassiness of some of her contemporaries'.’
    • ‘I noticed pronounced brassiness in some of the musical numbers, and the subwoofer lacked oomph in scenes where I thought it should kick in harder.’
    • ‘Or opt for the highlighting kit with a unique squeeze-bottle applicator comb that mimics the salon weave/foil process and a shampooing toner to reduce brassiness.’