brattish


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brat 1

 (brăt)
n.
1. A child, especially a spoiled or ill-mannered one.
2. A child of a career military person.

[Possibly from brat, coarse garment, from Middle English, from Old English bratt, of Celtic origin.]

brat′tish adj.
brat′tish·ness n.

brat 2

 (brăt)
n.
A bratwurst.
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Adj.1.brattish - (used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly
impolite - not polite
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But surely that has been affirmed as nonsense by his latest bout of brattish behaviour in Cincinnati.
If powerful mayors and dominant ruling groups are given the opportunity to sack councillors for "brattish" behaviour, they will inevitably be tempted to use it as a weapon to bring down their political opponents, as was the case in the days of the defunct Standards Board for England.
When I locked him into the greenhouse, he'd miss his mid-morning bacon sandwich and wonder what sort of Brattish grandkid he was hanging out with.
Matt Gavan's Katharina starts out as a brattish adolescent but to see him reduced to a shell of his former self is utterly heartbreaking.
Ella (Lily James) is consigned to the kitchen by her vindictive stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett) and brattish stepsisters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drizella (Sophie McShera).
Ella (Lily James, right) rises above the bullying of her vindictive stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett) and her brattish step-sisters before catching the eye of the dashing Prince (Richard Madden).
Ella (Lily James, left) rises above the bullying of her vindictive stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett) and her brattish step-sisters before catching the eye of the dashing Prince (Richard Madden).
Ella (Lily James, left) rises above the of her vindictive stepmother Lady Tremaine Cate Blanchett) and her brattish step-before catching the eye of the dashing Richard Madden).
In a TV series, a man having an extra-marital affair tells his brattish grown-up daughter regretfully, 'I was supposed to keep you safe from men like me.
Lily James is luminous as our heroine Ella, consigned to the kitchen by her vindictive stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett) and brattish stepsisters.
A particularly unpleasant parent who had a habit of screaming at teachers and demonstrating all sorts of brattish behaviour whenever anything regarding her child's school life was discussed, (a broken pencil case or a missing school tie, for example) took particular offence when her son's test results dipped.