Brash



impertinent; impudent; tactless:
a brash young man.
hasty; rash; impetuous.
energetic or highly spirited, especially in an irreverent way; zesty:
a brash new musical.
(used especially of wood) brittle.
a pile or stack of loose fragments or debris, as of rocks or hedge clippings.
brash ice.
Pathology, heartburn (def 1).
Scot. and North England Dialect.

a sudden shower or burst of rain.
any sudden, minor sickness or indisposition, especially of the digestive tract.
an assault; attack.

Contemporary Examples

What Rand Paul Aide Jack Hunter and His Resignation Say About His Boss James Kirchick July 22, 2013
This Week’s Hot Reads: Jan. 26, 2012 Jimmy So January 25, 2012
Can Nadia Bolz-Weber Resurrect Liberal Christianity? Jonathan D. Fitzgerald November 23, 2013
Monsieur Power Broker: François Hollande’s ‘Grand Slam’ Victory Tracy McNicoll June 17, 2012
Hagel Takes a Bullet for Obama: Inside the Defense Secretary’s Sudden Firing Shane Harris, Tim Mak November 23, 2014

Historical Examples

Stories of the Foot-hills Margaret Collier Graham
Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America
Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Paul Laurence Dunbar

adjective
tastelessly or offensively loud, showy, or bold
hasty; rash
impudent
noun
loose rubbish, such as broken rock, hedge clippings, etc; debris
noun
(pathol) another name for heartburn
adj.

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