brazen-faced [brey-zuh n-feyst] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- openly shameless; impudent.
Origin of brazen-faced First recorded in 1565–75 Related formsbra·zen-fac·ed·ly [brey-zuh n-fey-sid-lee, -feyst-] /ˈbreɪ zənˌfeɪ sɪd li, -ˌfeɪst-/, adverb Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for brazen-faced Historical Examples of brazen-faced
It struck him that this brazen-faced giant might be useful, later on.
John Hubert Greusel
The brazen-faced maids in the house accosted her as one of their own kind.
Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
I am robust, eager for the fray, an Amazon, a brazen-faced hussy.
If he didn’t deserve it, you ought to be bastinadoed; and, if he did, he’s brazen-faced enough.
He believed her to be simply a vulgar, interfering, brazen-faced virago.
British Dictionary definitions for brazen-faced brazen-faced adjective
- shameless or impudent
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