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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"


  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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  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. Mickey Mehta:

    Today life is going through unstable paces, animals slaved in cages and food exhibited in show-cases. We eat trash, our language is brash, life is a dash and humanity is about to crash. Black is cash, party is a bash and cleansing is just a splash. Wake up, come back to nature or else a human being will just be reduced to a caricature . Let your life be naturalized, get MickeyMized.

  2. 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.

  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 Hutchins ':

    I knew he would be really good but never imagined that good, brash, confident and so talented were my thoughts sitting on the side of the court.

  5. 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.

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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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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. gloat
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