Definitions for brashbræʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brashbræʃ(adj.; n.)-er, -est

  1. (adj.)impertinent; impudent; tactless:

    a brash young man.

  2. hasty; rash; impetuous.

  3. energetic or spirited, esp. in an irreverent way; zesty:

    a brash new musical.

  4. (esp. of wood) brittle.

  5. (n.)a mass of loose fragments, as of ice.

Origin of brash:

1400–50; late ME brass(c)he a slap, crash


Princeton's WordNet

  1. brash, cheeky, nervy(adj)

    offensively bold

    "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"


  1. brash(Noun)

    Leaf litter of small leaves and little twigs as found under a hedge.

  2. brash(Adjective)

    impetuous or rash

  3. brash(Adjective)

    insensitive or tactless

  4. brash(Adjective)

    impudent or shameless

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brash(adj)

    hasty in temper; impetuous

  2. Brash(adj)

    brittle, as wood or vegetables

  3. Brash(noun)

    a rash or eruption; a sudden or transient fit of sickness

  4. Brash(noun)

    refuse boughs of trees; also, the clippings of hedges

  5. Brash(noun)

    broken and angular fragments of rocks underlying alluvial deposits

  6. Brash(noun)

    broken fragments of ice

Translations for brash

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


cheekily self-confident and impolite

a brash young man.

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