big brass

big brass

The most important and/or powerful people in an organization. With this promotion, you'll be working with the big brass now. Can you handle it? I just found out that the big brass want to see me, and now, my heart won't stop pounding. I hope I'm not getting fired!
See also: big, brass
References in classic literature ?
The hurt which the big brass buttons of his new gray uniform pressed into the tender flesh of her bosom has never left it.
Nora," he said, when the elderly maid appeared at the door, "bring me one of the big brass candle-sticks from the mantel in the front drawing-room.
And above the spreading whisper of lowered voices only a little rattle of weapons would be heard, a single louder word distinct and alone, or the grave ring of a big brass tray.
And the dressing-table was no dressing-table at all, but a small old chest of drawers, the most awkward thing in the world to sit down before, for the big brass handles quite hurt her knees, and she couldn't get near the glass at all comfortably.
The corners of the expiring sunset which seemed to cling about the corners of the house gave glimpses here and there of the colours of remoter flowerbeds; and in a treeless space on one side of the house opening upon the river stood a tall brass tripod on which was tilted a big brass telescope.
As ugly and withered as one of the fantastic carvings on the under brackets of the stall seats, as malignant as the Evil One, as hard as the big brass eagle holding the sacred books upon his wings
It is no longer notoriety; it lifts one out of the ruck of robbers into the society of the big brass gods, whose little delinquencies are written in water by the finger of time.
When 50 big brass instruments broke out in an Americana march in the middle of "Jingle Bells," it was clear -- Tuba Christmas was here.
The night is still young, until the morning," shouted Barlow, wearing a dark blue American cavalry-style jacket with big brass military buttons.
BIG brass cover band The Hackney Colliery Band, who performed on the Avalon Stage at Glastonbury in June, will get the crowd dancing to their renditions of big hits from bands like Nirvana and The Prodigy.
THE Marquess of Londonderry on his big metal horse was upstaged in Durham Market Place yesterday by the Big BRASS Bus, a pink double decker parked at the heart of brass territory.
You are conquering your daily challenges and I'm here to hold your hand, when you're dealing with sensory overload, the quietest room sounds like a big brass band.
You are conquering your daily challenges, and I'm here to hold your hand, when your dealing with sensory overload, the quietest room sounds like a big brass band.
The parlour was a treasure trove of things collected over the years by Charles William; elaborate ornaments everywhere, including a pair of big brass boots and a huge clock on the wall, and an even bigger mirror with shelves.
The band, formed in 2009, creates a sound through an eccentric meld of music - hard-edge blues with piano-driven ballads and New Orleans brass - that it calls New Orleans Big Brass Circus Rock.