brassed off

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brass off

To irritate or exasperate. A noun or pronoun can be used between "brass" and "off." Let's leave John alone for now—I think we brassed him off a bit with our criticism.
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brassed off

Irritated, disgruntled, or exasperated. Primarily heard in UK. John's just a bit brassed off with us at the moment, so let's leave him alone.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

brassed (off)

mod. angry; disgusted. You look so brassed off at the world. Smile!
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Brassed Off was inspired by the colliery band's fight for survival when the coal mine closed.
The real-life stars of Brassed Off, Grimethorpe Colliery Band recorded the original soundtrack.
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Brassed Off - it was a very moving production and we had a real brass band.
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By shrieking about banning it, the brassed off brasshats made me wonder if the military does have something to hide.
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