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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brash

    brash, n. broken and angular fragments of rock which occasionally form the basement bed of alluvial deposits: fragments of crushed ice: clippings of hedges or trees.—adj. Brash′y. [Prob. Fr. brèche.]

  2. Brash

    brash, n. a slight attack of illness: an eructation or belching of acid water from the stomach—water-brash: a sudden burst of rain: (obs.) an attack.—v.t. to disturb. [Scot.; prob. onomatopœic.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. brash

    Small fragments of crushed ice, collected by wind or currents, near the shore; or such that the ship can easily force through.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brash in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of brash in a Sentence

  1. Michael Cunningham:

    He wants to look like the brash young guy who is taking the world by storm...He wears this Beatles style haircut, but it doesn't quite work.

  2. Anne Sebba:

    I think the problem for Wallis really was that she was brash, she would walk into a room and say, 'Hi, I'm Wallis.' She'd wear lots of jewelry. She'd talk about money.

  3. Laura Weyrich:

    These particular organisms looks to be shared between Neanderthals and humans about 120,000 year ago, or about the time that humans and Neandertals were interbreeding, these interbreeding encounters were often described as brash, rough one-night stands, but if they were swapping oral microorganisms, it means they were also swapping spit. So, potentially kissing or food sharing would have been involved, which suggests that these encounters may have been much more friendly than anyone imagined.

  4. Paul Bernhardt:

    Sometimes, the dominance is aggressive in style, though usually not, more often, it's loud, brash behavior or other displays that exhibit a feeling of status gain.

  5. Kevin Gillespie:

    Gunshow is brash and masculine and over the top. And it doesn't care whether you like it in many ways. And it's kind of obnoxious, and it's very much me, revival is much more gracious. It's your grandmother's home, and she's going to do anything she can to make you happy and get you fed.

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Translations for brash

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  • безсрамен, нетактичен, стремителен, нахален, необмисленBulgarian
  • dreist, taktlos, ungezogen, ungestümGerman
  • tosco, irreflexivo, precipitadoSpanish
  • culotté, irréfléchi, gonflé, agressifFrench
  • 勇敢なJapanese
  • nietaktownyPolish
  • нахальный, бесстыдный, бестактный, стремительный, нечувствительныйRussian
  • bezcitný, netaktnýSlovak
  • terbiyesiz, utanmadanTurkish
  • 性急的Chinese

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