- Brass neck(UK) Someone who has the brass neck to do something has no sense of shame about what they do.
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brass neck — noun (informal) Effrontery • • • Main Entry: ↑brass * * * brass neck UK US noun [uncountable] british informal rude and confident behaviour that makes someone capable of doing something that most people would be too embarrassed to do Thesaurus:… … Useful english dictionary
brass-neck — verb To behave boldly or shamelessly. See Also: brass neck, brass necked … Wiktionary
brass neck — noun a) Gall, shamelessness, cheek. b) A person with gall. See Also: brass necked, brass neck … Wiktionary
brass neck — (UK) Someone who has the brass neck to do something has no sense of shame about what they do. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
brass-neck — Noun. Impudence, cheek, nerve. Also brass necked (adj). Orig. Northern dialect … English slang and colloquialisms
brass neck — n British an intensive form of neck in the sense of cheek or nerve … Contemporary slang
brass neck — UK / US noun [uncountable] British informal rude and confident behaviour that makes someone capable of doing something that most people would be too embarrassed to do … English dictionary
brass neck — Shameless impudence … A concise dictionary of English slang
have the brass (neck) (to do something) — British, informal, American & Australian, very informal! to have the confidence to do something that is rude or shows a lack of respect, without caring whether people approve. How does she have the brass to ask for a day off during our busiest… … New idioms dictionary
Brass Eye — Format Mockumentary Created by Chris Morris Starring Chris Morris Country of origin United Kingdom No. of episodes … Wikipedia