HyperDic: brassbound

English > 2 senses of the word brassbound:
ADJECTIVEallbrassbound, ironcladinflexibly entrenched and unchangeable
allbrassboundhaving trim or fittings of brass
English > brassbound: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninginflexibly entrenched and unchangeable.
Examples
  • "brassbound traditions"
  • "brassbound party loyalists"
Synonymironclad
Broaderinflexibleincapable of change
Spanisharraigado, inalterable, inmutable
Catalanarrelat, immutable, inalterable
English > brassbound: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving trim or fittings of brass.
Examples
  • "a brassbound campaign chest"
  • "the heavy brassbound door"
BroaderboundSecured with a cover or binding

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