brazen brazen  /b ˈreɪ zən/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) face with defiance or impudence
  2. (adj) unrestrained by convention or propriety
  3. (adj) made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)

Usage(s):

  1. Susan seemed like a meek and mild person, but when you got to know her she was overly brazen.
  2. The brazen manner in which the killing carried out at the toll gate shocked the nation.

News

  1. British watchdogs chastise Google for 'brazen' tax dodge

    A watchdog group in Britain is accusing Internet giant Google of dodging tax law and failing to pay required revenues, and it's demanding Prime Minister David Cameron take immediate action. The Public Accounts Committee said in a report that Google has used "brazen" techniques to avoid paying its fair share ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  2. Sainsbury's Tries To Use The Marketplace Fairness Act On Property Taxes. That's Not Going To Work

    This is a fairly brazen piece of special pleading here. Justin King, the chief at Sainsbury's, the British supermarket chain, is trying to use the example of America's Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) as an argument for changing the system of property taxation in the UK. It's a nice try Mr. King but it's really not going to work: The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 will allow US states to force ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Brazen Careerist puts job fairs in the cloud

    Going to a job fair once meant gussying up in your best suit. But with Brazen Careerist’s platform, you can do it right from home.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "I am saddened that John Lewis, a man I've always admired, would make such a brazen and baseless attack on my character and the character of the thousands of hardworking Americans who come to our events to cheer for the kind of reform that will put...
    on Oct 11, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. "These ruthless acts of violence are deplorable," said Deputy Press Secretary Scott Stanzel. "It is an outrage that these terrorists are targeting innocents in a brazen effort to topple a democratically elected government, and it is not going...
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Scott Stanzel Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "This is a brazen demonstration to the whole world of (the Tigers') unchanged commitment to terrorism and the absolute rejection of democracy and all norms of civilized behavior, in the pursuit of its unacceptable goal of separation, which threatens...
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: Reuters

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