from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Flagrantly and insolently audacious.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Impudent; bold to excess; shameless: as, “a brazen-faced varlet,”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Impudent; shameless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective dated impudent; shameless

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective unrestrained by convention or propriety


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

brazen +‎ faced


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  • Only Wordnet seems to have quelled its outrage in writing this definition.

    March 29, 2016