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brash

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adjective \ˈbrash\

Definition of brash

  1. 1 :  brittle brash wood

  2. 2a :  heedless of the consequences :  audacious a brash adventurerb :  done in haste without regard for consequences :  rash brash acts

  3. 3a :  full of fresh raw vitality a brash frontier townb :  uninhibitedly energetic or demonstrative (see 1demonstrative 3) :  bumptious a brash comedian

  4. 4a :  lacking restraint and discernment :  tactless brash remarksb :  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

brashly

adverb

brashness

noun

Examples of brash in a sentence

  1. She asks such brash questions.

  2. a brash request to get something for free

Origin and Etymology of brash

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1566


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brash

noun

Definition of brash

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

Origin and Etymology of brash

obsolete English brash to breach a wall


First Known Use: 1787


BRASH Defined for English Language Learners

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brash

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adjective \ˈbrash\

Definition of brash for English Language Learners

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

  • : very strong or harsh


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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