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.
Some of the international street bands will also perform in schools and at locations across County Durham as part of the Big Brass Bash.
Moving the big brass pointer to letters of the alphabet and bashing out my name on a thin metal plate.
12.00 My Steel Tropical sounds from huge steel pan band Cllr Pat Karney, chair of Manchester DayIT'S 12.35 Chameleon Youth Dancing The Word On The Street 12.50 Chorus of Others Male acapella group 1.15 Beat Bazaar Urban beats from young music production talent 3.00 Heavy Beat Brass Band New Orleans second line meets funk, RnB and reggae 3.30 Back Chat Brass Irresistible brassy pop, funk and hip hop 4.00 Loud Noises Contemporary brass band meets high-octane dance 4.30 Matt & Phred's Big Brass Boogie Unmissable Matt & Phreds brass band extravaganza!
They will be performing two sets on top of the Big Brass Bus to keep everyone entertained as the culinary map takes shape.
Loading those big British rounds was easy once we had brass and bullets readily available, but not so with the big brass cases for the 12-bore double-barrel Henry.
Girl in a Big Brass Bed / The Spy Who Was 3 Feet Tall / Code Name Gadget
When 50 big brass instruments broke out in an Americana march in the middle of "Jingle Bells," it was clear -- Tuba Christmas was here.