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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.]
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.]
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|Noun||1.||brashness - tasteless showiness |
tastelessness - inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste
|2.||brashness - the trait of being rash and hasty|
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1. Foolhardy boldness or disregard of danger:
2. The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self-confident:
assumption, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brazenness, cheek, cheekiness, chutzpah, discourtesy, disrespect, effrontery, face, familiarity, forwardness, gall, impertinence, impudence, impudency, incivility, insolence, nerve, nerviness, overconfidence, pertness, presumptuousness, pushiness, rudeness, sassiness, sauciness.
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brashness[ˈbræʃnɪs] n → effronterie f
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