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brash

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adjective \ˈbrash\

Simple Definition of brash

  • : confident and aggressive in usually a rude or unpleasant way

  • : very strong or harsh

Full Definition of brash

  1. 1 :  brittle <brash wood>

  2. 2 a :  heedless of the consequences :  audacious <a brash adventurer> b :  done in haste without regard for consequences :  rash <brash acts>

  3. 3 a :  full of fresh raw vitality <a brash frontier town> b :  uninhibitedly energetic or demonstrative :  bumptious <a brash comedian>

  4. 4 a :  lacking restraint and discernment :  tactless <brash remarks> b :  aggressively self-assertive :  impudent <brash to the point of arrogance>

  5. 5 :  piercingly sharp :  harsh <a brash squeal of brakes>

  6. 6 :  marked by vivid contrast :  bold <brash colors>

brash·ly adverb
brash·ness noun

Examples of brash

  1. She asks such brash questions.

  2. <a brash request to get something for free>



Origin of brash

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1566


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brash

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Definition of brash

  1. :  a mass of fragments (as of ice)



Origin of brash

obsolete English brash to breach a wall


First Known Use: 1787


Medical Dictionary

brash

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noun \ˈbrash\

Medical Definition of brash

  1. 1:  an attack of illness; especially :  a short severe illness

  2. 2:  water brash





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