Definition of Brash

1. Adjective. Offensively bold. "A nervy thing to say"

Exact synonyms: Cheeky, Nervy
Similar to: Forward
Derivative terms: Brashness, Cheek, Cheekiness, Nerve



Definition of Brash

1. a. Hasty in temper; impetuous.

2. a. Brittle, as wood or vegetables.

3. n. A rash or eruption; a sudden or transient fit of sickness.

Definition of Brash

1. Adjective. impetuous or rash ¹

2. Adjective. insensitive or tactless ¹

3. Adjective. impudent or shameless ¹

4. Noun. Leaf litter of small leaves and little twigs as found under a hedge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brash

1. rash; hasty [adj BRASHER, BRASHEST] : BRASHLY [adv] / a mass of fragments [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Brash

1. Brittle, as wood or vegetables. Origin: Cf. Amer. Bresk, brusk, fragile, brittle. 1. A rash or eruption; a sudden or transient fit of sickness. 2. Refuse boughs of trees; also, the clippings of hedges. 3. Broken and angular fragments of rocks underlying alluvial deposits. 4. Broken fragments of ice. Water brash, a severe form of diarrhea which sometimes attacks children just weaned. See: Brash brittle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brash

brantail
brantails
brantle
brantles
brants
branular
branzini
branzino
braquemard
braquemards
bras
brasen
brasero
braseros
brases
brash (current term)
brash ice
brash oak
brashed
brasher
brashes
brashest
brashier
brashiest
brashing
brashly
brashness
brashnesses
brashy
brasier

Literary usage of Brash

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Guide to homœopathic practice: Designed for the Use of Families and by Isaac D. Johnson (1885)
"WATER-brash.) Heart-burn is a terra improperly applied to a pain or ... Water-brash, especially at night. * Sour eructations with burning in the stomach. ..."

2. Municipal Corporation Cases Annotated: A Collection of All Cases Affecting edited by Thomas Johnson Michie (1902)
"brash v. CITY OF ST. Loois. (Supreme Court of Missouri, March 26, 1901.) [61 SW Rep. 808. ... Action by Minnie brash against the citv of St. Louis. ..."

3. A Guide to Homoeopathic Practice: Designed from the Use of Families and by Isaac D. Johnson (1900)
"Water-brash, especially at night. * Sour eructations with burning in the stomach. ... Water-brash after eating OT drinking. Burning in the stomach, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"WALTER brash EAE. [*101 Practice. A defendant in an appeal, using the cop; of the record received from the circuit court lodged by the appellant, ..."

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