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Definition of the brass

brass, the

noun - uncountable

  • the police.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Jessica from Chicago, IL, USA on Sep 05 2003.

  • high-ranking officers in the military.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

  • high-ranking members of the police force.
                                                                                           

    Citation from "One", Life (TV, 2009), Season 2 Episode 21 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 15 2010.

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Other terms relating to 'military (related to)':

Definitions include: back.
Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: a United States Marine.
Definitions include: nickname for a Gunnery Sargent in the United States Marine Corps.
Definitions include: from military slang for "weapons loaded and prepared for firing".
Definitions include: soldiers.
Definitions include: military acronym for "fuck it, got my orders".
Definitions include: a lazy or worthless person.
Definitions include: pejorative term for an Air Force.
Definitions include: acronym for "rear-echelon mother fucker".
Definitions include: fresh, deep, uncut snow.
Definitions include: to kill, usually with a firearm.
Definitions include: acronym for "missing in action".
Definitions include: "a target has been injured or killed" or "a terrorist has been injured or killed."
Definitions include: a very late - or very early - time of the day.

Other terms relating to 'police officer':

Definitions include: a mean person; "jerk"; "asshole".
Definitions include: an "undercover" police officer.
Definitions include: See fed.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: a detective.
Definitions include: police.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: a five pound note.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: a member of the federal government.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: policeman.

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Other terms relating to 'brass':

Definitions include: Literally, brass testicles.
Definitions include: annoyed, very cross.
Definitions include: "brass knuckles".
Definitions include: very cold.
Definitions include: a person with a brass neck is shameless.
Definitions include: shameless.
Definitions include: very cold.
Definitions include: to proceed immediately to the important part(s).

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: Someone being butthurt over having something, they do to others regularly, done to the them
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.

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