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brash 1

 (brăsh)
adj. brash·er, brash·est
1. Presumptuously forward; impudent: "She couldn't imagine anyone being happy with this loud, brash, opinionated businessman" (Anne Bartlett). See Synonyms at shameless.
2. Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences: "his brash, ill-considered attacks on members of his own party" (Susan Dunn).
3. Arresting, pronounced, or ostentatious: brash plaids.
4. Brittle: brash timbers.

[Possibly imitative (influenced by rash) or from brash, attack.]

brash′ly adv.
brash′ness n.

brash 2

 (brăsh)
n.
A mass or pile of rubble, refuse, or fragments, as of stone, brush, or ice.

[Perhaps an alteration of French brèche, breach in a wall, from Italian breccia; see breccia.]

brash

(bræʃ)
adj
1. tastelessly or offensively loud, showy, or bold
2. hasty; rash
3. impudent
[C19: perhaps influenced by rash1]
ˈbrashly adv
ˈbrashness n

brash

(bræʃ)
n
loose rubbish, such as broken rock, hedge clippings, etc; debris
[C18: of unknown origin]

brash

(bræʃ)
n
(Pathology) pathol another name for heartburn
[C16: perhaps of imitative origin]

brash

(bræʃ)

adj. -er, -est,
n. adj.
1. 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.
n.
5. a mass of loose fragments, as of ice.
[1400–50; late Middle English brass(c)he a slap, crash]
brash′ly, adv.
brash′ness, n.

brash

- A euphemism for vomit.
See also related terms for vomit.

Brash

 a mass of fragments or debris; a sudden outburst of rain.
Examples: brash of bitter waters, 1856; of hedge clippings; of ice, 1837; of rain, 1849; of twigs; of stone; of wooing, 1724.

brash

A mass of rubble or stone fragments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brash - offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"
forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"

brash

brash

adjective
Translations
وقح، صفيق، متهوّر
drzýneomalený
selvhævdende
frakkur
bezkaunīgs

brash

[bræʃ] ADJ (brasher (compar) (brashest (superl)))
1. (= over-confident) → presuntuoso; (= rash) → impetuoso
2. (= crude) [colour] → chillón; [taste] → vulgar

brash

[ˈbræʃ] adjeffronté(e)

brash

adj (+er)nassforsch, dreist; (= tasteless) colour etclaut, aufdringlich

brash

[bræʃ] adj (impudent) → sfrontato/a, sfacciato/a

brash

(brӕʃ) adjective
cheekily self-confident and impolite. a brash young man.
References in classic literature ?
When I got to camp I warn't feeling very brash, there warn't much sand in my craw; but I says, this ain't no time to be fooling around.
The falls has been there sence the beginnin' o' time, an' I cal'late they'll be there till the end on 't; so you needn't 'a' been in sech a brash to git a sight of 'em.
Must say you're almighty brash with your chewin' tobacco," Long Jim grinned.
You listen to me talk before you up and do anything brash.
National Trust ecologist Peter Brash carried out the survey to discover what lurks in the back garden of the home in Menlove Avenue, Woolton, where Lennon lived with his Aunt Mimi for 18 years.
Kulsun Jaffer, consultant for BRASH, said: "We are delighted that we are able to launch this new free local service.
Local police chief Jaime Milla, in the Philippines, said Annalyn, who had reported Mr Brash missing on November 29, broke down under interrogation.
Parents will appreciate that Cradle Rock keeps melodic structure and tempos in tact," says Steve Jones, CEO of Brash Music.
Brash, last to go, could afford four faults and still keep Britain ahead of Germany; one fence down meant his team finished on 12.
Skelton, 54, Charles, 52, Maher, 29, and Brash, 26, were fancied by many as genuine medal contenders.
After his first shot of the horse back in December, Brash persuaded retail magnates Lord Harris and Lord Kirkham to buy him.
Given their experience working with major brand advertisers, Glam Media and its Brash.