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What does it mean when you call someone a brass?
Last Updated: 31st March, 2020
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In respect to this, what does it mean to brass someone?
An action of annoying consequence, either inflicteduponsomeone or upon oneself. Commonly used followingtheinfliction or inflicting of defeat, or when you fail in anendeavorand are consequently embarrassed, or when you inflictbodily painupon yourself or someone else.
Beside above, why are officers called brass? "The brass" refers to officers, andit'sshorthand for the older phrase "the brass hats." FromtheOED: brass hat n. Brass is a term used todenoteofficers, it comes from a time when enlisted personnelhadcloth badges of rank, but officers had brassemblem(and had Batmen to polish them).
Also to know, what is a brass in cockney rhyming slang?
Beggar boy's arse is Cockney slangforBrass (old Cockney for a prostitute)."She's abit brassy" Credit: contributed by Anon on9-Oct-2002.
What does the term brass ceiling mean?
noun. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary. animaginarybarrier which stops women from progressing in theircareers withinthe military and law enforcement.