Plural Noun

Military Slang

Used by common soldiers as an unspecific collective term for people of much higher rank. (the ones making the decisions)

Can also be applied to a police force.
To me, this whole operation seems useless, but if it's what the brass says, we have to do it.
by TheFreakinGrimReaper March 20, 2013
Me and my brasse went out last night. My brasse is the best
by Afrikaaner12 May 26, 2010
To be skint or have a lack of money
I can't afford that dope, I'm brassed!
by Dolpho July 20, 2006
A prostitute,from the cockney slang BRASS NAIL,meaning TAIL,tail being a slang name for a prostitute
i need a shag,might go and get myself a Brass
by Dick nasty November 2, 2003
I am pretty sure that the top comment is correct, it does mean prostitute in cockney rhyming slang but I read somewhere that it comes from people saying brass flute for prostitute which makes more sense to me then brass nail.
She's always got a cock in her mouth, she's a brass babe.
by Eavesy September 19, 2013
in a section of west london, this means bad, useless, crap
"That film was BRASS" or "you are BRASS at tennis"
by Jimmeh April 29, 2003
*Ammunition casing.

*British terminology referring to negative quality.

*Another term for "money".

*Synonym for "shoot", used often by Australian military terminology.

*Powerful military commanders who, for example, call certain shots.
MOM : "Don't forget to pick up the brass when you're done shooting your Garand, OK?"
ME : "Whatever. Not like we have a reloading kit or something..."

LIMEY : "That bitch was brass mate!"

DRUG-DEALER : "No brass, no deal. Now get outta here."

AUSSIE : "Ah'll brass that bitch up mate!"

LIEUTENANT : "The operation was a success!"
COLONEL : "I noticed. I'm gonna bring it up with the Brass later on. Hope they accept the results know how nervous and picky the Brass can be."
by Dave June 7, 2004